Former ADC to Tambuwal quits Police service, joins race to National Assembly
Story from Ahmed Usman, Jalingo
Mutum Biyu, the headquarters of Gassol local government area of Taraba State, was agog when former Aide de Camp (ADC) to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State CSP Ja’afaru Yakubu Ciroma retired and well wishers stormed the town to attend a reception in his honor.
The event was organised by a charity organisation established by the celebrant, Chiroma Yakubu Charity Foundation Initiative to celebrate his glorious exit from the Nigerian Police Force.
Thousands of his supporters mostly members of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) received him in Dinya village on Gassol/Wukari boundary and drove in a long motorcade for about seventy two kilometers journey to Mutum Biyu.
At Mutum Biyu, the entourage was at the palace of Chief of Mutum Biyu, His Royal Highness Alhaji Muhammad Sani Suleiman who prayed for the success of the event and cautioned the celebrant on the need to maintain peace and security in whatever he does.
The monarch expressed joy that CSP Ja’afaru Ciroma Rtd has performed creditably well at the Nigerian Police Force and wish him well in his future endeavors stressing that any public servant is always looking for a glorious exit in which Ja’afaru has achieved it.
Addressing the gathering in a town square, the chairman Gassol local government council, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi Chul thanked the organisers of the event and told them it was so unique as it celebrate the giant strides of an achiever and a philanthropist adding that the people of the area were appreciative of Ja’afaru’s contributions in the nation’s security cycle.
In his remarks, CSP Ja’afaru Yakubu Ciroma Rtd expressed joy and happiness for a successful resignation from police after seventeen years of active service and appreciated the organisers of the event for a job well done.
“It’s a happiest moment for me to stand before you. I worked in the Nigerian Police Force for a period of 17 years. I voluntarily resigned and came back healthy and clean without being paraded in media for any crime or corrupt practice.
“We worked based on proper upbringing that we got from our community which dwell on discipline, respect and dignity. We worked in a security agency and with God’s intervention, we performed creditably well and came back so clean. Some of our colleagues that we started together crashed out but we have God’s protection.
“I want to expressed my gratitude to Allah and commend you for the warm reception accorded us. I also want to applaud the leadership of Ciroma Yakubu Foundation Initiative for organising this event.” Said Ja’afaru Ciroma.
He used the occasion to disclose that he purchased a nomination form to contest for the membership of House of Representatives for Bali/Gassol Federal Constituency under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The event was attended by state PDP deputy chairman central, Alhaji Ibrahim Manu, chairman PDP Elders Forum Gassol LGA, Alhaji Adamu Babatatu, five former chairmen of Gassol LGA and some aids to Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku among others.