From David Hassan, Gombe
Senator representing Gombe Central, Danjuma Goje has said his carrier in the area of politics will soon put to rest as he announced his retirement in elective position.
He made this known in Gombe when he distributed items to empowered people of his constituency, the items which include cars, tricycles, and cash was aimed at putting his people first in politics.
He said he resolved to retire because he had achieved a lot in life, as well as pave way for others to contest.
“I am retiring from contesting elective post but not entirely from politics. I will remain an active member of my party APC as well as a supporter of President Buhari and Governor Inuwa Yahaya.
“I appreciate God and my people for giving me all the needed support,” he said.
According to him, their cooperation and support led to his success in all the seven political posts he contested and won.
Goje further said that a total of 12 cars, 90 tricycles, 114 motorcycles and Cash of N19.4 millions would be distributed to party Executives, from ward to states, as well as youths and women groups.
Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe commended Goje and assured to follow his footstep. He said he has directed the release of N500 million for the payment of retirees gratuity.
According to him, plight of the retirees who laboured for their father land remains a priority, adding that the local Government elections would soon be conducted in the state.