Iheris University, Lome, the Republic of Togo has conferred a Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) in Diplomacy and International Relations on the Member House of Representatives for Bungudu/Maru Federal Constituency Hon Abdulmalik Zubairu Zannan Bungudu.
In a statement signed and made available to SMARTS NEWS by the Technical assistant (Strategy, media and communications) office of the federal lawmaker, Aminu Lawal Bungudu said the conferment took place on the occasion of the university’s 10th Convocation held at ‘palais des congrès’ Lomè the capital city of the Republic of Togo on Saturday.
Presenting the Certificate of Conferment to the lawmaker, Pro-Chancellor of the University Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo assisted by the Registrar Dr. Adamu Muhammad Wakili said Hon. Zannan Bungudu was considered for the award of Doctorate Degree by the University’s management in view of his scorecard and ability to impact positively on the lives of people he represents.
Other factors considered for the award were the lawmaker’s contribution to education, empowerment, humanitarian and social services to the community.
He said the University was aware of how he sponsored dozens of bills within 100 days in office and how he became instrumental to securing job opportunities for many unemployed youths through establishment of self dependent businesses.
While calling on the lawmaker to sustain the impact bearing representation he was known for, the Pro-Chancellor also assured to collaborate with him in offering scholarship to indigenes of his constituency and Zamfara State as a whole particularly those from economically disadvantaged background.
Speaking shortly after the decoration the awardee Hon. Dr. Abdulmalik Zubairu appreciated the University for finding him worthy to be conferred with the Doctorate Degree.
Zannan Bungudu who prior to the occasion offered sixty thousand naira scholarship each of the seventy students from his constituency studying in Togo has assured to invest more in ensuring successful completion of their studies.
He however advised them to be good ambassadors and to respect laws of their host country the Republic of Togo for the betterment of themselves and their country Nigeria.
During the event, Zannan Bungudu was supported by the Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Togo Mr. Stephen Odigan and entourage for Bungudu/Maru Federal Constituency to receive the Certificate of the Doctorate Degree in his honour.