The Honourable Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has described the late Etsu of Kwali HRH Alh. Shaban Nizazo III as a good leader who loved his people dearly and was passionate about the development of education and health care delivery.

The Minister said this when he paid a condolence visit to Kwali Area Council on Thursday 5th of January, 2023 to commiserate with the people over the passing of the late traditional leader who died on the 29th of December 2022.

 Received by the Ona of Abaji and traditional rulers from Kwali, Malam Bello who spoke in Hausa language said he had worked closely with the late Etsu who always gave him useful advise, one of which was that government officials should always be true to themselves and to God in all their actions and that they should take the issues of education and health care delivery very seriously.

Speaking earlier, the Chairman of Kwali Area Council Hon. Danladi Chiya thanked the FCT Minister for the visit and revealed that the late Etsu had requested that upon his passing, his successor should be named as soon as possible. He said that that the Area Council intends to honour the request of the late monarch.

He lamented that the people of Kwali had lost a great leader at a time when he was needed the most but also said no man could question the will of God. He also commended the FCT Minister for his exemplary leadership in the management of the FCT.