Wamakko Commended as President Gen. of World Muslim Body


Sunday Okobiy
Civil society groups, Good Governance Project Initiative (GGPI) and Citizens Watch Nigeria (CWN), have congratulated the immediate past Governor of Sokoto State and senator, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, on his recent appointment as the President General of World Muslim League Africa (WMLA).

In a joint statement signed by GGPI President, Innocent Okadigbo and CWN Executive Secretary, Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele, who commended Wamakko described him as a compassionate leader who had used his leadership positions to add positive values to the nation and humanity.

The groups described the appointment as meritorious and well-deserved because the Senator has been an apostle of peace and unity among Muslim faithful and between Muslims and non-Muslims.

Similarly, the groups has also commended Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State for the naming of the state 150-capacity computer based Test Centre after Wamakko for his invaluable contributions towards educational development of the state when he was the governor.

The Chairman of SEDTF Board and former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, had recently announced the naming of the centre after Wamakko.