Catholic Varsity Honours Tambuwal Saturday
The Godfrey Okoye (Catholic) University, Ugwuomu-Nike, Enugu, will on Saturday, December 5, 2015 confer on Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Degree of Doctor of Administration (Honoris Causa).
A statement issued by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the official investiture will take place as part of the university’s 3rd convocation ceremony.
It said the honour was bestowed on the Governor for his role in the development of the legislature while he served as theSpeaker of the 7th Session of Nigeria’s House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015.
Commenting on the investiture, Tambuwal said his family, the people and government of Sokoto State felt honoured by the recognition, and it will spur him to do more especially for the development of education in the country.
While praising the management of the university for maintaining a noble disposition since the university came into existence in 2009, Tambuwal said as a Christian-based institution of higher learning, considering him for such honour will bolster religious harmony and freedom in the country.