The Nigerian youth league for development and initiative has honoured former Kano State Governor as a patron.In a letter dated 18th August, 2020 signed by the group’s chairlady Mariam A. Hamisu, the group emphasized that the decision was in recognition of the former Senator’s positive antecedents in area of infrastructural facelift of Kano State, human capacity development through granting of scholarship to qualified indigenes to study beneficial courses abroad. Healthcare delivery, security and mass housing projects. The group stated further that personalities like Kwankwaso deserved more than that in order to be emulated.
The chairman of Kwankwasiyya movement, Asiwaju Mashood Shittu was also honored with Covid-19 Ambassadorial slot in recognition of his contribution to compliance during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Mariam implored Nigerians to play the late Mallam Aminu Kano’s Ideology of politics without bitterness where politicians irrespective of party affiliation could eulogize and emulate positive contributions of patriots like Kwankwaso. Above all, Nigeria’s interests exceed any individual interest, there is no doubt that Kwankwaso’s laudable, tremendous and remarkable achievements are comparable to that of Alh. Lateef Jakande former Governor of Lagos during the Shagari administration.