National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been conferred with an honorary degree alongside the late former governor of Niger State, Engineer Abdukkadir Kure, who bagged a post humus honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) (Honoris Causa). Justice Maria Sanda Zukogi was also conferred with the Degree of Doctor of Law (LLD) (Honoris Causa) of the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL), during her3rd combined convocation.
Vice Chancellor of IBBUL, Professor Muhammad Nasiru Maiturare, said a total of 3,212 students for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 sessions were graduating. He said that 23 graduands made first class, 700 with second class upper, 1,999 with second class lower, 470 in 3rd class category and 29 graduands with a pass. Responding on behalf of recipients, Tinubu urged all universities in the country to embrace technology which is the trend in the 21st century. He appreciated the university for the honour done him and other awardees. “I feel honoured, privileged and humbled for being chosen. I am touched by the patriotism, contribution to national development and human welfare that have impacted the younger generation,” he said.