By; IBRAHIM ADAMU, Kaduna
As barrage of greetings and good will messages continue to pour in from individuals and corporate organizations across Nigeria and beyond, celebrating business mogul, Alhaji Bawa Garba (ABG) as he clocks 80, Former Interim Chairman of Kaduna North, Hon. Usman Ibrahim popularly called Sardaunan Badarawa has described the Octogenarian as a shining star amongst his contemporaries.
Sardaunan Badarawa who worked with ABG Telecommunication conglomerate in the nineties described with nostalgia how Chairman and CEO of the Group took him in like a son, entrusting sensitive and important company’s issues to him.
He said he had been groomed into a smart and versatile young businessman at ABG, attributing his success in life to the Kaduna based philantropist whom he noted was ever ready to create new jobs through innovation and big ideas.
Sardaunan Badarawa who also holds the title of Santurakiin Hausa noted he learnt most of his business philosophies from ABG, which according to him would remain invaluable in his corporate and personal affairs.
“ABG has been a leading star in different strata of Nigerian economy; communication, agriculture, construction, transportation among others, exploring the possibilities of new ways of doing business.
“He is instrumental to opening up Kaduna and other states across the north to international business community.
” Credit and honour must be given to Alhaji Bawa for pioneering the ever first satellite TV in the North, setting the pace for greater innovations in broadcast technology and management.
” At 80 he has not retired from impacting lives positively as he has disclosed a plan to establish a 90 metric tons per hour fertilizer blending plant in Kaduna between March and April this year which will provide to thousands of Nigerians.
” We celebrate today an illustrious son of the land, an astute businessman, a selfless philanthropist and a job creator with unequalled passion and zeal to develop the Society through education , innovation and creativity, ” he declared.