From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau
The Secretary to the Zamfara state Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe (Sardaunan Dan Isa), and six other personalities have been awarded with distinguished award of excellent by the Faculty of Humanities, Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
This was contained in a press release, signed by the Press Secretary, Office of the Secretary to the Zamfara state Government, Alhaji Idris Salisu and made available to newsmen in Gusau on Tuesday.
The Award was bestowed on the SSG along with other six important personalities on Monday during the University’s 2nd International Conference held at Professor Hafiz Abubakar Auditorium Kano.
The Vice Chancellor of the University Professor Mukhtar Atiku Kurawa in his speech, said the Faculty decided to award the important personalities based on their selfless services to humanity.
According to him, “Each of the awardees has in one way or the other contributed immensely to the communities of their respective places and the nation”.
“This has made the organizers of this occasion to fish them out and recognize them with this important Award”.
Among the personalities that were recognized for the university award along with Secretary to Zamfara state Government includes; the wife of Kano state Governor, Prof. Hafsah Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Sadiyya Umar Farouq Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
Others are Senator Ai’sha Dahiru Ahmed Binani Senator representing Adamawa Central District, Alhaji Abdussamad Isyaka Rabiu CEO, BUA Group of Company, Prof. Shehu Ahmed Sa,id Galadanci, former Nigerian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Barrister Inuwa Ibrahim Waya GGM Shipping NNPC.
Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe (Sardaunan Dan Isa), the recipient of the Award was represented at the occasion by the permanent Secretary Cabinet Affairs, Alhaji Lawal Hussein (Phd) and accompanied by the Director of Finance Cabinet Affairs Alhaji Bashir Abdullahi and Director, SSG’s office, Alhaji Bello Umar Jabaka.