Connect with us

news

Bamigboye’s death: Kwara has lost another great gem—Shuaibu Yaman

Published

on

Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman Abdullahi, one of the APC guber aspirant in Kwara State


A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Alhaji Abdullahi Yaman Shuiabu, has commiserated with the people of Kwara State over the death of the first military governor of the state, Brig. Gen. David Bamigboye (rtd).

This was contained in his condolence message issued on Friday in Ilorin stressing that, “Kwara State has lost another great gem who fought for the unity and progress of the state from infancy as the doyen military governor.”

According to him, “The name of late Bamigboye is synonymous to Kwara State due to his unquantifiable roles he played which eventually led to the creation of Kwara State among other states in 1967. His roles in the NIgeria Civil War as well as the post civil war reconstruction, rehabilitation and reconciliation strategies implementation shall not be forgotten too soon during the General Yakubu Gowon-led military government in Nigeria.

“He was a gallant military officer whose detrabilised character stood him out to becoming a factor to reckon with in the then military government. I respect him so much and I could remember vividly when I was in Government Secondary School (GSS), Omu-Aran, I used to pick ball for him when he visited us in school and decided to catch some fun with the pupils on the football pitch then.”

Yaman added that, “Although, the deceased lived a fulfilled life worthy of emulation but his death is a colossal loss to us especially at this critical period. The last time I visited him, I reminded him the gist of my days at GSS Omu-Aran and we both had moments of long conversations and fun. I pray God to give the families, the Omu-Aran community and Kwarans at large the fortitude to bear the great loss.”

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Latest News

Politics22 mins ago

BREAKING ….INEC takes full responsibility of election postponement–Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) on Saturday expressed that the agency took full responsibility of the...

news54 mins ago

Kwara Assembly Speaker reacts to elections postponement

The Director-General, Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign in Kwara State, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision...

Politics1 hour ago

BREAKING…. Kwara INEC returns election materials to CBN

In Kwara State, both sensitive and non-sensitive materials meant for the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections scheduled...

news3 hours ago

Buhari departs for Abuja from Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed his country home in Daura, Katsina State, for Abuja. The President left for Abuja sometime...

news3 hours ago

I’m going to Abuja now for……., Atiku reacts to election postponement

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed shock that the presidential election was postponed by...

news5 hours ago

Buhari reacts to INEC’s election postponement

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep disappointment over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly polls by the Independent...

news5 hours ago

I’m dissapointed in INEC— Balarabe Musa

Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that...

news6 hours ago

ELECTIONS POSTPONEMENT…… Situation report from Ilorin

There is absolute calmness in Ilorin the Kwara State capital as residents woke to the news of the postponement of...

Politics10 hours ago

PDP condemns 2019 postponement, urges INEC boss to resign

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has said that the ‘shoddy’ arrangements for...

Politics11 hours ago

ELECTION POSTPONEMENT…..APC presidential campaign committee reacts

PRESS STATEMENT BY APC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL ON POSTPONEMENT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL/NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND GUBERNATORIAL/HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS: WE CONDEMN...

Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2018 Royal News.

%d bloggers like this: