Senator Aruwa was a philanthropist who contributed to sports and politics, says EI-Rufai
Governor Nasir Ahmad EI-Rufai has described late Senator Mukhtar Ahmad Aruwa as a philanthropist who contributed to sports, farming and politics in our state.
"I received the news of Senator Mukhtar Ahmad Aruwa's death with sadness. Our thoughts are with his family and we pray Allah to grant him Aljannah Firdausi.
"He was a senator and a philanthropist par excellence who assisted our people in different sectors. He made a significant contribution to sport in Kaduna State, especially footbaII and polo. He estab|ished the Ranchers Bees Football Club that birthed and produced many stars, like Daniel Amokaehi, Tajudeen Oyekanmi, Abubakar Balarabe and some of the Babayaro brothers.
"He was also into farming where he employed many people and helped to develop several communities in our state. He was a member of Kaduna State Elders Committee and participated in several peace initiatives including the Kaduna State Peace and Reconciliation Committee of 2011.
"On behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, we extend our heartfelt condolences to his immediate family and the entire family. May Allah grant his soul Aljannah Firdausi.”
Signed Samuel Aruwan Spokesperson to the Governor of Kaduna State
9th December 2018.