Former Minister Tanimu, General YS Bello Bags Honourary Doctorate Degrees

Former Minister Tanimu, General YS Bello Bags Honourary Doctorate Degrees

From Haruna Aliyu Usman , Birnin Kebbi

The former minister for special duties during the Goodluck Ebele Jonathan led administration and his close political ally and one time governorship candidate of the peoples democratic party (PDP) in 2015 General Bello Sarki Yaki hava received a pretiguious Honourary Doctorate degress from the management and faculty of Gregory university Uturu Abia state.

The duo were confered with the honour considering their huge contributions to humanity and exceptional leadership qualities during their reign as the country’s leaders, Bello was one time deputy National security adviser under Jonathan government and made indelible mark as security guru who specialised in anti terrorism and intillegence gathering.

On the other hand, the former minister as a lawyer and politician has transformed the law system through the training of junior legal practioners who under his tutilage are now senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) notable among them is the serving minister of justice and attorney general of the federation Barrister Abubakar Chika Malami (SAN) and a host of others.

Speaking on behalf of the former minister, Barrister Ibrahim Babangida Birema the son in law to the recipient described the conferment as well deserved and a call to do more in terms of human development.

He noted that, the university was wise enough to chose the duo for the award, affirming that the gesture will encourage them to explore more ways of touching the lives of many people positively. “He is not just an inlaw to me but a farther because he brought me into the legal profession like he did to many people in Kebbi state, as a bridge builder politically he wrote his name in gold as a unifier per excellence.”, he said.


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