NGO Tasks Northern Nigerian Leaders On Promotion Of Peace, Uniity 

By  Ahmad Umar

Gombe (Nigeria) – A Non-Governmental Organization, Gamji Members’ Association has asked present leaders and politicians in northern Nigeria to imbibe the spirit of togetherness for peace and unity in the region and the country in general.

The National  President of the NGO, Abdullahi Bala Isa made the call at a memorial lecture in honour of Late Ibrahim Jalo Waziri, second Speaker of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives organized by the Association in Gombe on Saturday.

He said there is the need for the leaders to come together and take steps  to build on the legacy of  peace, unity, justice and fairness of the past leaders, noting that Late Ibrahim Jalo Waziri was a leader who, during his sojourn contributed immensely to the development of northern region and the entire country.

“He is a realist and a compassionate leader of unwavering disciples, he was a simple leader in every sense of the world, in the northeast region, I can confidently point out, the mere mention of his name evokes nostalgic memories of him, particularly of his devotion and dedication to the development of the downtrodden

“Today is 30 years after his death, memories of his virtues are fresh in the mind of those who witnessed and appreciate his gifted exemplary qualities, and he was indeed a great leader worthy of emulation,” Isa said.

Also speaking the State Chairman of the Association, Sani Sabo said that late Ibrahim Jalo Waziri was cherished, love ,respected and worthy of emulation by all.

“Gombe state is blessed with numerous past leaders who have impacted on the state, region and the country at large. We therefore hope to organise more memorial lectures so as to create a medium were exemplary leadership qualities will be inculcated in the minds of the youth”

Representative of the family, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Waziri thanked the association for honouring their late father with a memorial lecture after 30 years of his death.

“The family is indeed grateful to Almighty Allah for bestowing them with a father whose watch word over his household is discipline, humility, hard work, religious, and respect for others irrespective of background,” Waziri remarked.

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