By Muhammad Mahdi Waziri

The District Head of Gwantu in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state, Alhaji Bashir Muhammad who is also Tafidan Gwantu has appointed and coronated Malam Salisu Abubakar Waziri as the first Chief of Gwantu Youths (Sarkin Samarin Gwantu I).

The coronation ceremony which took place recently in the palace of the District Head in Gwantu was witnessed by prominent and patriotic sons and daughters of Gwantu District.

Addressing the mammoth crowd in his palace shortly after the historic event, the District Head described the new and first Sarkin Samari in the history of Gwantu as a very patriotic and hardworking youth who has contributed in the development of Gwantu in so many ways, particularly, the training of several youths on different entrepreneurial skills.

“Your respect for elders and patriotic commitment in the training of our teeming youths on how to be self-employed and reliant, are some of the factors that were considered in giving you this appointment which we hope will spur you into doing more for the district and for our teeming unemployed and backward youths”, Alhaji Bashir said.

He instructed the Sarkin Samari to work hard and hand-in-hand with all the relevant security agencies in the district to rid the Gwantu community of youth restiveness and other criminal activities which are threatening the peace and security of all and sundry in the district.

Alhaji Bashir however called on all sons and daughters of the district, particularly the youth to support the young Monarch.

In his vote of thanks, the Sarkin Samari thanked the District Head for finding him worthy of the appointment, assuring that he will do his best to justify the confidence reposed on him.

The Sarkin Samari also thanked all those that contested the stool with him and lost, to cooperate with him in the task of uniting the youths and finding solutions to the myriads of challenges they are facing.

The Sarkin Samari is the first son of Late Abubakar Waziri, and one of the grandchildren of the First Waziri of Gwantu, late Adamu Mande Aliyu.

He is married with children and had permanently been residing in Gwantu where he was born and attended both his primary and secondary schools.

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