The governor message The last update date: May 12, 2017 Do not be afraid that you break plate Governor of Kumamoto Ikuo Kabashima Person inquiring into a lot of plates breaks plate, but does not wash when afraid of that. Posture to repeat inventive ideas is important without being afraid of risk in the administrative spot that continues challenging various problems. I always say to the staff, "let's challenge without being afraid of failure". In April, 2016, Kumamoto earthquake brought this prefecture serious damage. We regain brightness of Kumamoto whom ancient people left again and further develop and must succeed in the next generation. The distance for restoration, revival is not flat at all, and it will need long time. However, it is necessary to stand with dream in these adverse circumstances, and to go. The Kumamoto prefectural office which continues challenging. We are walking by one step toward the life rebuilding of victim and creative revival of stricken area now. Do you not make new Kumamoto who is full of dreams with "power to challenge" of everybody? Aiming at maximization of quantity of citizen of the prefecture total happiness, we will push forward step together!