BY ABDULKADIR M. LAWAN, NOVEMBER 18, 2023 | 02:34 PM
Sen. Kashim Shettima, the Vice President of Nigeria has been conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree, by the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.
He was conferred by HRH Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad I, the chancellor of the university on Saturday afternoon at the Muhammadu Indimi International Conference Hall.
HRH Alhaji Dr. Abubakar Umar ibn Garba El-Kanemi, the Shehu of Borno, Abdul-Samad Rabiu, chairman BUA Group and Dr. Dahiru Bobbo, former registrar of the institution were also decorated with the honorary doctorates.
According to Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, the vie chancellor of the university, they were conferred with the title because of their remarkable support to the institution and Nigeria at large.
Their conferement is also part of the 24th combined convocation ceremony of the university which started last week.
Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, Mai Mala Buni, Abdullahi Sule, Dr. Kefas Agbu, governor's of Borno, Yobe, Nasarawa and Taraba States respectively were among the dignitaries that witnessed the conferement.
Others are Sen. George Akume, SGF, HRH Nasiru Ado Bayero, Emir of Bici, Kano State, deputy governors, senators, ministers, house of representatives members, state assembly members and commissioners.
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