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OUR STARS FOR 2018 – Rtd. GEN. ABDULSALAMI A. ABUBAKAR, A MAN OF PEACE, WORKING IN NATIONAL INTEREST

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 OUR PROMISE: At inception in 2017, we promised our loyal readers, friends and well-wishers that we operate as a non–political,non-partisan organization, and are, therefore, conscious of our responsibility of ensuring fairness, justice and ethical responsibility. stand committed to the provision of formidable, excellent, highly competitive, and functional professional services, with a knack for social responsibility for the purpose of contribution our quota to national development.  As year 2018, gradually draws to an end, we looked back at activities directed at influencing positive changes in the society, under our platform titled: BUILDING A GREATER NIGERIA. Rtd. GEN. ABDULSALAMI A. ABUBAKAR, GCFR – A MAN OF PEACE, WORKING FOR PUBLIC GOOD & IN NATIONAL INTEREST is recognized in this piece. The Holy Bible, in the Book of Matthew: 5: 6-9 states that: ‘’Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. ‘’Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. ‘’Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. ‘’Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.’’ That is part of what are known as the ‘’Beatitudes’’ a Latin word meaning ‘’blessedness’’; from the famous Sermon on the Mount as preached by Jesus Christ. General AbdulsalamiA. Abubakar is one of the few Nigerian leaders that has had highly notable dates with destiny. A former Head of State, Abdulsalami A Abubakar has emerged at several junctures of Nigeria’s political journey to play prominent roles of ensuring that situations don’t go out of hand. Fate first thrust such a ‘big one’ on his shoulders in 1998, following the sudden death of Gen. Sani Abacha whom he succeeded in office as military Head of State, and went on to hand over power to a democratically elected regime in May, 1999. The nearest to the current exercise of mediation that he now shoulders, was the use of force, during his eventful military career, when Abubakar served as a member of the Nigerian contingent to the United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon in 1981. AS A STATESMAN WITH GLOBAL RECKONING: He, thereafter, emerged on the global scene,with roles assigned by sub-regional, regional and multilateral organizations for him to lead Observer Groups,charged with the responsibility of monitoring elections, and in some cases, monitoring peacekeeping and enforcement engagements in crises-torn parts of the world. The General could very well decide to be an on-looker from the sidelines of…

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