The Kanwa Katsina district head of Ketare, Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara, has extolled the virtues of Late Sir Amadu Bello Sardauna of Sokoto and premier of defunct Northern Nigeria.
Speaking at the Sir Ahmadu Bello memorial lecture organized by a civil society organization, in collaboration with the Save Katsina group and the Northwest youths support for good governance in Katsina, the royal father urged leaders at all levels across the country to build upon his legacy for the overall development of Nigeria.
The Kanwa Katsina, who was a former Custom Controller, commemorated the life and death of the former premier of the northern region sir Amadu Bello Sardauna of Sokoto who was killed during a coup of nineteen sixty-six in his residence in Kaduna.
He said the name Sir Amadu Bello has continued to dominate both historical and contemporary discourse in democratic leadership, governance and public service fifty-six years after his assassination.
Commending the efforts of the organizers for finding the day worthy of reference a series of events and lectures in honour of the late premier and urge them to continue to organize this yearly.
The Monarch observed that the visionary leadership and foresight of the late premier of Northern Nigeria laid a foundation for the socio-economic development in northern Nigeria particularly through the establishment of institutions of learning like the famous Amadu Bello University Zaria where the Kanawa attended and graduated and others in infrastructure that is still in use to this day.
The convener of the lecture comrade Bishir Dauda advised the present generations of leaders in the northern part of the country to implement policies and programs that will improve the lives of the people.