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Ngilari @ 70: Ex-president Jonathan, top politicians, technocrats honor Ex-Adamawa Governor.


Ngilari @ 70: Ex-president Jonathan, top politicians, technocrats honor Ex-Adamawa Governor.

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.... Bala says his life is a testimony of God's faithfulness

Galaxies of highly profiled personalities in the Political circle and business tycoons in the Nigerian business world, Religious leaders, and technocrats have honored Former Governor Bala James Ngilari of Adamawa state who marked his seventieth Birthday.

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan are among the top most politician who graced the occasion in Abuja.

Last Saturday Politicians, business Men and religion leaders gathered at the Ikkilisiyan Yan’uwa a Nigerian (EYN) Utako Abuja and joined Rt Hon Bala James Ngilari in thanking God for clocking seventy Years old.

Mr James narrated his humble background and ascribed his achievements and attainments in life as a result of God’s Faithfulness and Mercies, Love and unending kindness.

He narrated how God has kept him through challenges of life and kept him unharmed for His purpose in life.

In appreciation to God’s Favor, Mr James narrated how his steps were ordered by God from a humble background to the Northeast provincial secondary school (now General Murtala Ramat Mohammed secondary school Yola) in the sixties and became the school Head Boy.

His journeyed in life took him to Ahmadu Bello University and studied Law in the seventies, his life of practicing Law in Maiduguri took him to Oputa panel as one of the member which was set up by President Olusegun Obasanjo and his service to the people of Michika/Madagali in the National Assembly as their House of Representatives. His called to serve Adamawa State as the Deputy Govenor and later became the Governor according him were all steps and ladder he claimed up as God’s predestinated child of Destiny.

During the reception Yesterday (Monday) in Abuja Friends and relations described James as a Man who fears God, who is patience in all is doing or find himself to do.

The former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan said his encounter with Bala was humility and respect to humanity he noticed in him.

Prominent Nigerians graced the Birthday reception in Abuja among which are; Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, Rev Amos Yohanna, Senator Representing Adamawa Northern zone, Chief Servant, Former Governor of Niger state, Alhaji Babangida Aliyu, Former Governor of Adamawa State, Boni Haruna and his wife, Ambassador Fati Balla, Dahiru Bobboi (Dan Madamin Adamawa), Senator Mohammed Mana, Sen Binta Masi Garba, Sen Abubakar Moallayidi, Rtd Gen Musa Zarma, Rtd Gen Aliyu Kama, Joe Kyari (SAN), Charles Abishai (SAN), Sam Olu (SAN) , Major General Hamza Al-Mustapha and Rtd Air commodore Peter Gana

Other personalities honoured Bala during the birthday reception are; Ambassador Kevin Peter, Yakubu Salla, Chinda, Arch Lawrence Ngyale, David Garnvwa, Sen Abubakar Girei, Engr Sanda Iya, Engr Marcus Gunduri (Former governorship candidate in Adamawa state), Titsi Ganama, Alfred Dimas, Dr Umar Duhu (Galadiman Duhu), Rev Iliya Aguwa, Ambassador Obed Wadzani, Arch Daniel Wadzani, Daniel Richard, Kabiru Akilo, Baba Galadima, Alfred D skari ( Garkuwa uba) and Haske Satumari ( Senatorial Candidate PDP Borno south).

The occasion was honored by highly placed to many to mentioned in a good will message described Mr James as a wealthy Man, rich in human stock haven relates well with People as his great assets 

They regarded James to be Senior citizen of excellence who spent three scores and ten and remain consistence in doing what is good.

Former Governor James while recounting God’s faithfulness over his life to have escaped dangers and perils, still remain strong and healthy thanked all President Goodluck for coming around to honor, he poured his Heart of gratitude to all people that came to celebrate with him, his wife and Children he thanked for making the event. worthwhile