Honorary Doctorate Degree Award on Gov Bala well-deserving – Yoruba Community

Samuel Luka, Bauchi

The Honorary Doctor of Letters ( Honoris Causa) bestowed on Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state by the State owned University Gadau (BASUG) has been described as a well deserved one.

Yoruba Community in Bauchi State which made this known in a goodwill message signed by its President-General, Special Apostle Segun Awofadeji yesterday, extolled Governor Mohammed’s contribution to the state socio – economic and political development and growth.

Recalled that the Governor was last week conferred with the award by the Bauchi state University, Gadau at its maiden combined convocation ceremony.

Awofadeji who maintained that the award was not only well deserved but did not come as a surprise considering the Governor’s massive contribution to the education sector and his commitment to the development of in the state.

He also said the award is both timely and symbolic taken into cognisance his patriotic commitment towards re – engineering and renewing the state in the urban and rural areas by executing meaningful policies, programmes and projects that impact positively on the living standard of the people of the state.

“The Governor, who had during his first tenure, invested much in the construction and rehabilitation of roads both in rural and urban areas continued with the infrastructural development of the state to ease movement and businesses both in the urban and rural areas, especially for farmers and their crops”, Awofadeji said.

The Yoruba Community also observed that the Governor has also embarked on a series of meetings and consultations in pursuit of collaborations and partnerships towards the attainment of prosperity for Bauchi State.

According to Awofadeji, the Yoruba Community in Bauchi state will remain loyal and supportive to Governor Mohammed – led administration in the pursuit of development and growth of the state.

The President- General also pointed out that “the Yorubas in Bauchi will continue to promote unity, tolerance, peaceful co-existence, harmonious relationship and love among ourselves as well as with our host community.

“The Yorubas have a rich and robust culture and tradition of peaceful co-existence and harmonious relationship with one another and with other tribes, irrespective of ethno-religious, political and socio-cultural differences. So, we will maintain this tradition, always and contribute our quota positively”, Awofadeji said.

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