By: Bomba Dauda
The remains of Hon. Dandola Daniel Katunga, the secretary of All Progessive Congress, APC, in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State was finally laid to rest in his hometown in Ungwan Rimi
Speaking shortly after the final internment at his family compound, the Executive Chairman of the Local Government, Dr. Elias Manza (PDP) described late Dandolas as a complete gentle Man who understands the intrigues of politics.
“The deceased was someone I know on a very personal note and we have a positive relationship not withstanding that we’re from a different political party which didn’t allowed us to keep a distance.
” Not only the APC has loss a perfect gentle Man but the local government has loss a Man who is always prepared to understand things even from the opposition point of view.
” I want to wish the party and the family comfort from Heaven and wish God to rest his soul,” Manza prayed.
Also, a former caretaker Committee Chairman of the Local government, Hon. John Hassan (APC) said, he can write a book if asked to describe who late Dandolas was, adding he was a brother whom he didn’t even know until his death.
” When he died instead of me calling the family, it was the family that were calling me. People saw how we were close and started calling to console me.
According to him, when he received the news of the rookie politician, he couldn’t believed until he got to the house and confirmed its was real. adding, he was a Man that was full of life and everywhere in the political space.
” When I spoke with Commissioner for Budget and Planning, he said politically; Ungwan Rimi Ward which we all belong is finished, stressing he was one of the Pillars of the ruling party not only to Zango Kataf but cut across the State.
Fielding question from Journalists, the APC Candidate in the 2019 general election Zonkwa Constituency, Hon. Iliya Anthony Timbuark described late Dandolas as a true Democrat and a political ally who stood for the truth, fairness against all odds.
” My unalloyed respect remained unshakable even in death. We’ll continue to immortalise him for the quality Leadership skills he Exemplified here on Earth.
He urged the APC family to extend love and prayers for the family he left behind for God to shield them and make them an emblem of hope.” Timbuark said