Chuks Okocha in Abuja
At the tenth year remembrance of former governor of Kaduna state, Patrick Yakowa, Nigerians were urged to shun tribe and religion as a way of ensuring development.
Also, former governor of Bayelsa state, Senator Seriake Dickson gave insight into how he escaped death, explaining that he flew the same naval chopper helicopter that exploded and killed former Chief of Defence State, Patrick Aziza and late Patrick Yakowa same day.
In his lecture at the occasion titled “the Prerogative of Choice: Its implication for national unity” by Ambassador Bulus Lolo, he urged Nigerians to emulate the selfless and humble lifestyle of Patrick Yakowa who did not allow religious and tribe to becloud his sense of judgement as governor of Kaduna.
According to the guest lecturer, “as Nigerians go to elect new leaders next year, let that statesmanship legacies of Patrick Yakowa of relegating religion and tribe to the background guide us as we cast our…
Source: Thisday Newspaper