Dangalan was an authentic progressive politician – Atiku



Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has said of veteran Kano politician, Alhaji Dauda Dangalan, has depleted ranks of progressive and forward-looking actors in country.

Atiku in a statement by his media office in Abuja on Sunday, said that he was profoundly shocked by of Kano progressive politician who was one of founding members of Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU) during the First Republic and later remoulded into the ’s Redemption Party (PRP) during the Second Republic.

Atiku noted that his association with Dangalan in the SDP and PDP was his best opportunity to appreciate the contributions of such a progressive politician in the development of democracy.

The Vice President said he benefitted immeasurably from the vast and varied experience of Dangalan during their association in the SDP and PDP. 

“Indeed, Dauda Dangalan was a fountain of inspiration; you can’t encounter him without imbibing useful ideas from him. He was a rare politician whose main attraction to was service to the and the desire to liberate the masses from exploitation. May Allah forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with aljanna”, he added.