Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai; his deputy, Bala Yusuf Bantex, alongside other top government functionaries and some diplomats from all over the north were part of thousands that attended the exhibitions to mark the celebration of the 100 years of diversity and development of the state and its inhabitants yesterday.
Briefing journalists after the exhibition, Bantex said the significance of the exhibition is to look at the leaders of yesterday that has brought, “us to where we are today, leaders that were devoted to the development of the North, the younger generation do not know about them.
“This is an opportunity for them to come here, because this is going to be a continuous exhibition for one week, for them to come and see how far we have come today.” Bantex said looking at the pictures, “you can see clearly, see the element of commitment, humility in the leaders, It is also an opportunity to identify those that are associated with events in the country, events that led us to where we are today.”
The deputy governor, who spoke on the challenges between leaders of yester-years and today, said before now, “we had only three regions, the cost of governance was very low, much lower. We had gone into state creation