By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – A Northern group, Arewa Youth Assembly, (AYA), has congratulated Senator Chinedu Munir Nwoko on his conferment of Doctor of Science Degree (Honoris Causa) by the Federal University of Petroleum Fupre, Effurun.
Speaking at the conferment ceremony, Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Akii Ibhobode said Senator Nwoko was awarded based on his pedigree of philanthropy, service to humanity and integrity.
While eulogising Nwoko, the AYA said his choice as the Garkuwan Matasan Najeriya tittle given to him earlier by the group worth it.
“His conferment of Doctor Of Science has proved Arewa Youth Assembly’s choice of conferring him with the highest honor of the Northern Youth organization’s tittle of Garkuwan Matasan Najeriya as the right choice”, AYA said.
In a statement signed by the Speaker of the Assembly, Mohammed Salihu Danlami said Nwoko’s attitude towards the plight of students and the less privileged in the society is commendable.
“His empowerment scheme to all and sundry, scholarship to students of both secondary and tertiary institutions, his help to the elderly and destitute plus his courage to embrace all Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion and region is compared to non in Nigeria.”
AYA who pledged its loyalty to Sen. Nwoko said: “We are proud of you and we are ready to support you in your quest for Nation building and our prayers for you is may Almighty God continue to bless and protect you and may you achieve your dreams of making Nigeria home for all”.