The federal government send a high powered delegate under the leadership of the secretary to the federal government to pay a condolence visit to the Emir of Bauchi Engr. Rilwan Sulaiman Adamu, the governor and the family of the late senator Ali Wakii.
Also from the national assembly the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki led some parliamentarians to paid condolence visit to the family, the Emir of Bauchi and the State Government.
The Wazobia Enlightenment Forum Bauchi paid equally paid condolence visit to the family of late senator Ali Wakili, the senator representing Bauchi senatorial district of Bauchi state, his royal highness the Emir of Bauchi and the Governor of Bauchi state on 18th March 19, 2018 .The team was led by the Chairman of the forum, Chief Mathew A. Osochukwu, he said in his condolence speech that they receive the news of the death of the senator as a great shock.
He said it is a great loss to the whole Nation not only the people of Bauchi state.
He then pray that may almighty God grant his soul a prefect rest and may God give his family the courage to bear the lost .
Late malam Ali Wakili contested for the Bauchi south senatorial seat, against the PDP candidate, former Bauchi State Governor mallam Isah Yuguda in 20 15 general elections and won with a landslide victory.
Until his passage he was a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC and the Chairman senate committee on poverty Alleviation. Ali Wakili was born in 1960 , an indigene of Bauchi State, from Lere District of Tafawa Balewa LGA.He attended Lere primary, then proceed to government secondary school Damaturu where he obtained his secondary school certificate and later proceeded to Bauchi college of Arts and Science for his A. Level. Ali Wakili got admitted to Bayero university Kano where he obtained a degree of Bachelors of Arts in 1982. He also attened Nigerian Customs Training School Lagos in 1984 and the infantry school Jaji Kaduna in 1991. Ali Wakili retired as Comptroller of custom.
He was survived by two wives and many children, among whom are Amir Ali Wakili and Samir Ali Wakili and eight others