ENSA National Body confers Meritorious award on Kogi Solid Minerals Commissioner, Engr. Abubakar Bashir Gegu
The Egbira National Students Association, (ENSA) has conferred a meritorious award of excellence on the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural resources, Hon Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, for his role in ensuring that students and youths continue to thrive in their various higher institutions of learning through his educational support initiative.
Comrade Musa Abdulrahman (Yerima), President, ABU Zaria chapter of the Egbira National Students Association said the decision to honor Hon Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu with a Meritorious award of excellence was reached at the stakeholder meeting after thorough finding and research about the recipient.
Abdulrahman Yerima noted that his impact was felt across the Kogi Local Government Area and beyond with the introduction of youth inclusiveness in leadership
Yerima also disclosed that one of the reasons why he was conferred with the award was as a result of the tremendous support he had been given to students across the Egbira nation hence for his consideration.
According to the Egbira Students leader, the Commissioner has done much in benefiting youths, benefiting students, empowering youths and students, and that’s why we deemed it fit to honor him, we are aware of scholarships he had given to students, so we just deemed it fit to honor him for having exceedingly helped students to attain a great height, “ he said.
Reacting to the honor done him, Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, the Kogi State Commissioner for solid minerals and natural resources, thanked the Egbira National Students Association for honoring him with an award of excellence, adding that the body should continue to ensure that students read to perform better in academically and peace reigns in campuses.
He said the honor will spur him to do and assured him of his continued patronage and more services in the year ahead.
Global Times Nigeria report that the event was organized by the ABU Zaria ENSA chapter to mark their second edition of the annual award ceremony and launch her magazine. The event was held at Abaji, FCT.
The event was in honor of Prof. Yusuf Aboki and under the Chairmanship of Prof. Ibrahim Abdul Aguye. While Dr. Faisa from the National Primary Health Care Department agency Abuja and Hon. Justice Suleiman Galadima retired serve as a special guest of honor.
Barr. Shuaibu Labaran Magaji, a prosecutor at the Federal Ministry of Justice Abuja and Nasarawa west senatorial aspirant, Alhaji Ahmad Musa Ada-Ohinoyi, President Ohiku Egbira, and Alhaji Hassan Ohimozi were equally the Chief launchers. Also the Ona of Abaji, Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa serves as Chief host.
The occasion had in attendance eminent sons and daughters from Kogi, Nasawa, and FCT.