Monday, 21 November 2016

Bello Offers Scholarship To Late Colonel Abu Ali’s Kids

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, said the Kogi State Government will not only immortalise the late Lt. Col Muhammad Abu Ali but will also take the responsibility for the education of his three children up to university level.

Gov. Bello made this call while on a condolence visit to the immediate family of the late Lt. Col Muhammad Abu Ali in Kaduna.

Lt. Col Muhammad Abu Ali was killed by Boko Haram insurgents on November 4 at Mallam Fatori in Borno State. He was 36 years old. Nigeria and Nigerians mourned him.

The governor who was accompanied by the Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Imam Umar, where they both met with the widow of the deceased, Mrs Samira Abu Ali, and the three children reiterated that the Federal Government should pay greater attention to the welfare of Nigerian soldiers on active service and families of fallen soldiers.

while acknowledging the improvement in the welfare of soldiers, which has resulted in the increased morale of the rank and file and a decimation of insurgency in the North East, yahaya bello asked that military men and women be treated with respect and dignity as they continue to sacrifice their all for  peace and unity.