Sen Malam Ali Wakili mni An Epitome Of Honesty,Humility, Simplicity And Discipline
When the famous American Political Activist and successful
business man; Leo Hindery Jnr. said that "a great leader needs to love and respect his people and also place premium on humility", the Washington DC born philanthropist never knew he was writing a perfect script on Senator Malam Ali Wakili mni (Fagachin Bauchi)
Undeniably, any keen follower of politics in Bauchi State, would speedily pencil the name of senator Malam Ali Wakili Fegachin Bauchi on the list of humble, down-to-earth and unpretentious leaders.
Interestingly, Senator Malam Ali Wakili mni believes that power is held on trust for the people not for any self-aggrandizement.
"Fegachin Bauchi" is of the opinion that all public resources
entrusted to the care of leaders must be judiciously used so that the dividends of democracy are felt by all and sundry. Apart from his humility and simplicity, there is another distinctive ‘feature’ of Senator Malam Wakili mni which is also rare among politicians – Senator Malam Ali Wakili mni does not believe patriotic politicking means keeping quite when things are going wrong. He is always on the side of the downtrodden and loves justice.
His affinity with the downtrodden is second to none especially in his home state . He leaves no stone unturned in grassroots developments, socio-economic and general political affairs. Recently, he was among the three senators that visited the IDPs Camp in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, to access their welfare vis-a-vis allocations from government’s coffers which underscores his sterling attributes.
Apart from his humility and penchant for justice and fairness, Distinguished Senator Malam Ali Wakili has been showing commitment and loyalty to government and above all, he has been consistent in the economic empowerment of his people; providing scholarship to indigent students of his constituency who have distinguished themselves in their academics. Capacity building has always being his mantra and does everything legal to make sure his people are not left out in the scheme of things. Building of houses for the downtrodden and elderly as well as purchasing vehicles for his people to aid their movement, to mention a few.