Bindow, who was in Gombe to felicitate with the people of the state on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the state, noted that the threat to lives and property had been substantially reduced.
“Our President deserves commendation for his military exploits in fighting the insurgents.
“Now, we can sleep both eyes closed and move around freely”, he said, while fielding questions
from newsmen. The Governor also commended Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe for taking the state to greater height within a short time of his stewardship.