Gamji calls for a united and peaceful country ahead of 2023 general elections

Emmanuel Kehinde, ilorin

A head of the 2023 general elections, members of the Gamji Members Association of Nigeria, GAMA, Kwara State Chapter have appealed to Nigeria politicians to consolidate on the proud footprints of the founding fathers of Nigeria at ensuring a united and indivisible country .

The association also called on the elites,the youths and all Nigerians to be wary of separatist agitators and support government’s efforts at restoring security ,peaceful coexistence and stability in all parts of the Country .

In a statement issued in Ilorin by the President General of Kwara Gamji ,Professor Abubakar Laaro ,
he enjoined the electoral umpire, INEC, security agencies and other organizations responsible for the conduct of elections to create a level playing ground for all political parties and ensure a hitch free, credible and acceptable exercise.
Members of the association who met in Ilorin the Kwara State capital at Kwara Hotels highlighted the qualities and achievements of late Sarduana of Sokoto, Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello whom they described as a selfless ,patriotic, exemplary Nigerian and a Pan Africanist who was killed on 15th , January, 1966.

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They urged Nigerian politicians to emulate the unbiased nature , incorruptible leadership qualities of the late Sarduana that which attracted to Nigerians across the country irrespective of religious ,tribal or regional differences as a result of which he lived happily with Hausas, Igbos,Yorubas ,Tivs and other tribes ,justly ,fairly and equitably .

The Gamji members expressed great concern over the security challenges facing the nation particularly Northern Nigeria which they said was most hit by these acts of criminality and therefore stressed the need for Nigerians to bury their political, ethnic or religious differences and work together to bring the activities of the bandits, kidnappers and other criminals to an end .

Members of the association commended the nation’s security apparatus for fighting tooth and nail to overcome the bandits but enjoined them to device new strategies to finally silence the criminals more so that President Muhammadu Buhari and a reputable court of law have declared the bandits as terrorists.

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The Gamji members praised the efforts of President Buhari in the governance of the nation.

The association also praised the Kwara state Governor, AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq for the remarkable achievements he has recorded so far in the state and appealed to the people of the state to give him unhindered support for him and his government to actualise to make Kwara investors’ destination rather than engaging on diversionary politics and politics of of bitterness and hatred.

The members congratulated the Emir of Lafiagi Ahaji Kawu Mohammed-Kudu, as the new Emir of Lafiagi, …and the Etsu Patigi Umar Ibrahim Bologi on their appointments to the throne of their forefathers and prayed for them for a successful reign.


Professor Abubakar announced various programmes to commemorate the fifty six years demise of Late Ahmadu Bello, while special prayers were held for the departed members of the association particularly the immediate past President General,late Surveyor Muritala Orire.

A founding member of the association who is also the Danmasani of Ilorin, Engineer Yahaya Alapasanpa expressed the support and joy of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari to the activities of Gamji.

The Danmasani however, implored members of the association to be more proactive in their activities of promoting the legacies of Late Sir Ahmadu Bello and what he stood for during his life time.


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