Samaru Community Development Progressive Forum (SCDPF), Zaria, Kaduna State has urged political leaders, especially Alumni members of various institutions holding public offices to emulate Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, who was a former Lecturer in Ahmadu Bello University and now the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari by giving back to their alma mats.
While advising Prof. Gambari to shun selfish detractors and remain focused on the discharge of his duties and responsibilities under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, the forum him commended for the responsibility and maturity he has brought to the office since assumed duty.
The Forum also acknowledged the manner the former Nigerian academic and diplomat has handled affairs of the office without any controversy traced to him.
It stated, “What Nigerians demand from political leaders are good governance and political will to implement campaign promises for growth and development of the country.”
The Forum in a statement signed by the Chairman; Arc. Muhammad Bala Zaria and Secretary, Mallam Mustapha Faisal said it resolved to single out Gambari as a former member of the community, who has not only proved to be a worthy ambassador but has adequately represented the Samaru community well.
“We are urging all political leaders, especially Alumni members of various institutions holding public offices to emulate the former Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Lecturer,” they said.
“From information gathered by our research unit , lots of federal government programmes seen with the Samaru and Zaria communities as well the northern states had a touch of Gambari’s influence.”
While noting that the past and present contribution to supporting the community in terms of educational growth for children of the community, which according to the Forum has helped to contain social evils.