Dignitaries Flood Katsina Atiku Care Inauguration as Late Yar’Adua, others receive Awards



SEVERAL dignitaries and political big wigs were on ground to witness the inauguration of executive of the Atiku Care Foundation, Katsina State, held at the Soli Center, Katsina at the weekend.

A statement signed by Jacob Onjewu Dickson, the foundation’s director Media and Publicity, North West, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Tuesday, October 31, informed that notable among those at the occasion were former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar represented by Abba Atiku, his son, Kabir Ahmed Kofa, a former speaker of Katsina State House of Assembly, Kabir Mai Wada Daudawa, a former People’s Democratic Party PDP, chairman of the state, who represented Yaro Makama Rigachikun, his Kaduna State counterpart and Habiba Yar’adua.

Others were Bilkisu Kaikai, Ramatu Audu (matron), Asiya Bindawa, as well as several former Katsina State House of Assembly members and former local government chairman.

Also in attendance, were Ambassador Aliyu Ibn Abbas, the national chairman Atiku Care Foundation, Joseph Orieke, his deputy, and Ghali Yusuf, Katsina ACF chairman, Baka Majidadi, his vice.

The roll call included North West and North East ACF Zonal Coordinators, Lawal Zannah and Idris Ahmad respectively,  Director Contact and Mobilization, Abdullahi Boda (Baraden Zamfara),  Dimax Garba, Deputy National Women Leader, Hajia Maryam Khalid, North West Woman Leader, Fati Muhammad and North East Women Leader,  Fatima Jajere.

Thousands of Wazirin Adamawa supporters flooded the venue, which was characterized by music and dancing, refreshments and other forms of entertainment were not in short supply.

Meanwhile, awards were presented for ‘The founder of modern Nigeria’s democracy’, to the late General Shehu Musa Yar’adua, received by Habiba Yar’adua, his sister.

An award for ‘Detribalised Nigeria’s political icon’ was presented to Atiku Abubakar, received by Abba Atiku Abubakar.

Similarly, ‘The Standing Political Voice of Nigeria’ award was presented to Lawal Kaita, a former governor of Kaduna State, received by Sa’adiyya Sada, his granddaughter.


– Oct 31, 2017 @ 15:03 GMT |


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