By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
Zamfara State Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala Muhammad has bagged an honorary Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Islamic Shari’ah from the Al-Nahda International University Niamey, Niger Republic.
A statement by the Director General (Press), office of the deputy governor, Alhaji Yusuf Idris Gusau said the conferment ceremony was held on Saturday at the University’s Convocation hall during the special award programme to honour Wakkala and some African elites for their outstanding performance in their various field of endeavors.
The statement added that the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor, Abduol Aziz Umar Sands extolled the qualities of Wakkala, which he said stood him out for the honorary degree.
It added that the VC commendef the good leadership qualities exhibited by the Deputy Governor especially in the development of education and Shariah legal system in Zamfara State and other humanitarian services had placed his reputation higher international.
The deputy governor delegation had top politicians including, Dayyabu Adamu Rijiya,
Malam Mani Mallam Mummuni, Hashim Shehu Gazura, Mallam Aminu Jelani and Alhaji Abdulhamid Mamanu and several others.