Hon. Ali Isa J.C is a member, House of Representatives representing Balanga/Billiri Federal Constituency in Gombe State. He is presently the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness. He is a very hard working gentleman who strives to see that he succeeds in fulfilling the demands of his constituency.
Recently, precisely on the 4th of June, 2016, all roads led to Billiri, Gombe State for the flag off of Hon. J.C Empowerment Scheme and the official opening of his constituency office. 500 people had already undergone 3 months training in skills like tailoring, hairdressing and other similar skills. This set of people were further supported and empowered with sewing machines and other equipment to enable them start up small businesses.
On the said bright afternoon he empowered 4000 farmers with 5 trailers of fertilizers, seedlings, chemicals and spraying machines. He also aided both present and past party officials and other members of his constituency with cars, motorcycles and other empowerment items. The empowerment grants cut across party divide; members of the constituency, irrespective of party affiliation benefited. Religious leaders were not left out.
In his speech, he humbly appealed to the constituency members to be patient with the present administration. He acknowledged that part of his duty is to lobby for federal presence in projects and employment in fulfillment of campaign promises, adding that some of the youths have gotten gainful employment in various offices as a result of his efforts.
The grand occasion was graced by His Exc. Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, the Executive Governor of Gombe State; the Honourable Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; His Exc. Dr. Gabriel Suswan (former Governor of Benue State), many senators and honourable members, top government officials, friends and well wishers.
The event was crowned with a dinner and Gala night organised by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Gombe State, Alh. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, for the guests. As we often say, pictures speak a thousand