The Northern Governors Forum has condoled with the people of Bajju Chiefdom and Kaduna State over the demise of the Agwam Bajju I, HRH, Late Mallam Nuhu Bature OON.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong in a message of commiseration described the demise of the late monarch as a huge loss to the people of Bajju Chiefdom, Kaduna State and Nigeria at large.
In a statement today the 13th of January 2022 signed by Dr. Makut Simon Macham, Director of Press to the Governor of Plateau State & Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Governor Lalong said the First Class traditional ruler was a peacemaker and unifier who did everything possible to support the peace initiatives that assisted in creating harmony, tolerance, and peaceful coexistence among the various ethnic and religious groups in the Chiefdom and Kaduna State.
He said having fought doggedly for the emancipation of his people, the late Royal Father embraced everybody within his domain irrespective of religious, ethnic and political affiliations and continued to advocate peaceful coexistence amidst the security challenges that confronted Kaduna State at various times.
The Northern Governors Forum Chairman said the Royal Father was a man who believed in entrepreneurship and productivity which he did not only practice, but encouraged and mentored many youths to embrace, especially in agriculture and business.
Lalong said the late Agwam Bajju also played a key role in the efforts to strengthening the traditional institution in the Northern Region and the nation at large and make it more capable of contributing to the governance of the nation.
Governor Lalong asked the family and people of Bajju Chiefdom to accept his death as the will of God and sustain his legacies of love, hardwork, honesty and patriotism.