Ganduje congratulates Shekarau on conferment of honourary doctorate degree
By Abdulyassar Abdulhamid
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State congratulated Senator Ibrahim Shekarau on his conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degree in Science by Ritman University Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
The congratulatory message was communicated via a press statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba on Saturday.
The governor expressed appreciation on behalf of the government and the people of Kano state to Ritman University for awarding the former Governor and minister of education with the honorary doctorate degree on account of his achievements in the education sector.
Part of the statement reads: “His Excellency the Governor received the news of this honorary award of doctorate degree on Senator Ibrahim Shekarau with delight as it goes to show that the academia is abreast of his contribution to the education sector and human development in Nigeria, particularly when he was a governor and minister of education.”
The satement recalled that in 2009, the former governor was conferred with the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Public Administration by the University of Nigeria Nsuka,’’ the statement adds.
The statement added: “Governor Ganduje expressed the hope that the conferment of the award on Senator Shekarau will spur him to continue to contribute to nation building and humanity in general.”
However, the statement also wished the senator and the awardee well as he continues his drive to seek the progress of Nigeria and the emancipation of the common man.