Arewa youths urge FG to immortalise late Ali Kwara
The Arewa Youths Consultative Council (AYCC), Bauchi State Chapter, has called on the Bauchi State Government and Federal Government to immortalise the late Ali Kwara who was a famous anti armed robbery hunter.
State Chairman of the group, Usama Ibrahim Aliyu, made the statement while speaking at a one-year memorial talk on late Ali Kwara which took place on Monday at the Sule Katagum Multipurpose Hall, Aminu Saleh College of Education Azare.
He said late Ali Kwara offered noble contributions in arresting all forms of criminalities within and outside Nigeria.
Usama said, “the deceased has contributed immensely in securing the state, country and Africa”.
He also said that the state government should immortalise him by naming Azare General Hospital after him because the late Ali Kwara was the contractor that built the hospital.
“Even now people call the hospital Ali Kwara Hospital, we want the state government to make it official, as a sign of appreciation and honour to him for the meritorious services he rendered in the security sector of the country during his lifetime”, Usman said.
The Chairman further said “Late Ali Kwara needs special prayer from all people in honour and recognition of his contributions in protecting the lives and properties of the citizenry.
In his opening remarks, the Chairman of the occasion, a one time Secretary to the Government of Nigeria, Alhaji Mahmood Yayale Ahmed, said the gallant strategies of late Ali Kwara over the years has earned him recognition not only in Nigeria but across the world.
Yayale described the late Ali Kwara as an international figure who contributed to securing people across the globe.
In their separate remarks, Professor Muhammad Hamisu Muhammad and Dr Waziri Dogo Muhammad spoke on the life and legacies of late Ali Kwara whom they described as a brave man, a businessman, philanthropist, and exemplary leader whose essential qualities are worthy of emulation.
The younger brother of late Ali Kwara, Ahmad Mohammed Kwara and eldest son of late Ali Kwara, Muhammad Ali pledged to follow in his footsteps.
They thanked the organisers of the event for honouring the late Ali Kwara and prayed to Almighty Allah to reward them abundantly.
A magazine was launched at the occasion and the organisers pledged to use the money realised at the occasion to charity as in line with the ideals of late Ali Kwara in helping the poor and the needy.