Community hails Gov. Uba over choice of veteran journalist as aide in Kaduna


Community hails Gov. Uba over choice of veteran journalist as aide in Kaduna

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A community development organization consisting of professors, businessmen, other professionals and politicians – Chikaji Gidan Zumunci (CGZ)has held a special reception in honour of Nigeria’s Corp Marshal of Federal Road Safety Commission(FRSC) , Malam Dauda Biu; New Managing Director of Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria FAAN – Alhaji Kabiru Yusuf and Senior Special Assistant to Governor Uba Sani, Nasir Abdulkadir in Kaduna. The organization commended Governor Uba Sani for finding a veteran journalist worthy of appointment as Senior Special Assistant (SSA), on Saturday evening.

Chairman of the occasion, Bello Maude( PhD) told the mammoth gathering that the Forum, decided to hold the reception “in our true tradition of recognising our illustrious sons who get elevated in their various careers at a very higher level, among others”. He explained that it was a thing of pride that the Corp Marshal of the FRSC has continued to provide valuable contributions in the realm of job creation to the Chikaji community at regular intervals.

Turning to the second recipient, the new Managing Director of FAAN, who also holds the title of Sardaunan Sabon Gari, Maude described him as the symbol of fight against low level of literacy in the community, for his sponsorship of education in support of indigent sons and daughters of the community.

He went to say that the new Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir Abdulkadir, fondly called Dambatta has built a beautiful career in the journalism profession and deserving of the latest elevation.

Distinguished guests at the event, notably the former Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt Honourable Aminu Shagali, commended the organisation for “taking the lead in uniting the people of the community regardless of ethnic or religious affinities and encouraging excellence in career pursuits by recognising performance.

The religious leaders of the community, while praying for the two federal appointees, also commended Governor Uba Sani for choosing a veteran print media practitioner as his Senior Special Assistant in the current dispensation.

Leader of another group in the community, known as Over-50, Malam Rabiu Shehu charged the three dignitaries not to relent in their efforts to give back to the society manyfolds.

In their respective contributions, the elected representatives in the community assured of their willingness to join hands with the three government appointees in moving the community forward.

In attendance at the event were police, military and Air Force personnel who have also reached the peak of their professional careers.

Giving a vote of thanks on behalf of the FRSC boss and FAAN MD, the SSA to the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir Abdulkadir expressed gratitude to the CGZ leadership and the monarchs.

“On behalf of all of us that were honoured today, I wish to express our gratitude to all our community leaders for voluntarily giving their all – in cash and kind – to hold this reception in our honour. By this gesture, we feel encouraged to redouble our efforts in the service of this community and the society at large. It is our conviction that Chikaji Gidan Zumunci is an exemplary silver-lining not just in Kaduna State but the entire North”.