By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The African Institute of Science, Administration and Commercial Studies (IAEC) a university situated in Lome, Republic of Togo has conferred a Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor Honoris Causa) on governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State.
A statement by the Director General Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications, Alhaji Yusuf Idris Gusau said Governor Matawalle is billed to be conferred with ‘Honorary (PhD) in Leadership and Administration at the Polais De Congress, Lome, Togo Republic on Saturday 31st, October.
“The university said it identified with the Zamfara Governor’s passion, commitment and great enthusiasm in providing strategic leadership and selfless service to the people of the state and the Nigerian nation in general,” he said.
The governor’s media aide said institution’s Governing Council which transmitted this goodwill through its Registrar, Mr. Jean-Hermann Mensah noted that the governor’s efforts have contributed immensely to the development of all sectors of human endeavour including several corporate organizations and overall development of the human society.
The university which was established as far back as 1986 and specially recognized by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The university provides training in business, science and technology to many local and foreign students especially from Central African Republic, Mali, Gabon, Benin, Burkina Faso and Nigeria.
He said Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has sent a high-powered four-man delegation under his Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr. Bashir Mohammed Maru supported by the State Commissioner of Special Duties, Alhaji Muhammad Maiturare Sadiq, the Principal Private Secretary to the governor, Alhaji Lawal Umar Maradun and the Director-General of Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications, Mallam Yusuf Idris Gusau.