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NWYCN makes FULafia V-C Icon of Education Development

|By Yahaya Ahmed

The Northern Women Youth Council of Nigeria (NWYCN) has given its prestigious award to the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Professor Shehu Abdul Rahman.

The NWYCN said that it gave Abdul Rahman the award because of his meritorious service to the education sector, in particular, and humanity, in general.

The award, tagged: ‘’Icon of Educational Development,” was presented to Abdul Rahman in his office by the NWYCN Vice President, Comrade Blessing Ayuba, and other executives of the association.

"The award was bestowed on Abdul Rahman in recognition and appreciation of his immense contributions to youths, education and humanity in the country."

While decorating Abdul Rahman with the Badge of Honour, Comrade Ayuba, who represented the national president, Comrade Hafsat Adamu, said they have closely studied the administration of the vice-chancellor in the last one year and became satisfied with his commitment to education reforms and transformation of the University.

Ayuba told the vice-chancellor that NWYCN was "a non-partisan youths group whose main objectives include making contributions to the socio-economic development of our beloved region through robust and cerebral engagement with burning state matters."  

While assuring the vice-chancellor of the group's support, she urged him to uphold the University's core values of integrity, innovation and excellence as his guiding principles, describing the values as the bedrock of any institutional development.

Receiving the award, Abdul Rahman thanked the NWYCN for recognising his efforts at developing education in FULafia, pointing out that his successes were the results of team work.

He, therefore, thanked members of his management team, staff and students for successes recorded in FULafia under his leadership.

While dedicating the award to FULafia community, the vice-chancellor encouraged the NWYCN to continue with the good work of mentoring and support youths in Nigeria.

Those who accompanied the NWYCN vice president on the visit were Comrade Salamatu Umar and Comrade James Joy.

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