Kaduna Speaker, Chairman Northern Speakers Forum, Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani calls on Nigerians to see Africans as Brothers.
Written by News Room on July 8, 2021
The Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly/Chairman Northern Speakers Forum, Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani has said that Nigerians see all Africans as their brothers.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani, Zailani expressed this when he received the President South West State of Somalia, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohammed, alongside his delegation, at the Kaduna State House of Assembly .
Speaker Zailani told the visitors that Somalia has a lot of similarities with Nigeria, adding that the South West State of Somalia population estimate of 2017, which is over 5 million citizens, should be an advantage for them to plan better.
He intimated them that Kaduna State practices open governance, which is an indices for rating transparency in governance, maintaining that that although the state is multi cultural and multi religious, they cohabit peacefully.
The Speaker pointed out that Somalia which maintains an informal economy mainly based on livestock, remittances from its people working abroad, and telecommunications, has huge potentials.
In his remarks, the President of the South West State of Somalia, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohammed, said they learnt a lot from their visit to Kaduna State.