The son of former governor-general of northern Nigeria, Alhaji Babangida Hassan Usman Katsina has disclosed that when their father General Hassan Usman Katsina died he left behind N500,000.00 only.
Usman made the disclosure today in Katsina while speaking at the maiden General Hassan Usman Katsina public lecture organised by the Hassan Usman Katsina polytechnic, Katsina.
He however noted that their father left behind good name, honesty, discipline and transparency for all to copy from.
Usman therefore lamented that had it been their father is alive he will not ba a happy man with the devastation facing the northern region.
” The north is now bedevilled by banditry, killings, kidnappings, destruction of property and raping of minors” he added.
Usman urged all northern leaders to rise to the occasion by taking bold steps to save the region from destruction.
Similarly, the daughter of late Hassan Usman Katsina, Dr. Amina Hassan Usman lamessor ented the declining fortune of the northern region.
Speaking at the event, Wazirin Katsina, Professor Sani Abubakar Lugga noted that as far as he knows the late Hassan Usman Katsina left two houses only, one in Katsina and the second one in kaduna.
The Wazirin Katsina admonished leaders especially those from the north to learn from the late leaders commitment to service to God and humanity.
Credit. Lawal saidu.. Blueink newspaper