The Executive Governor of Kano State Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR attended the 1st convocation ceremony of Maryam Abacha American University of Niger.
The university which is in Maradi state was founded by Dr Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo and had over 2000 students from Nigeria alone and has been accredited by UK, US, Nigeria and host of others.
The former governor of Sokoto state and a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria Sen Aliyu Magatakardar Wamako is the Pro Chancellor of the institution while Hajia Maryam Abacha former 1st Lady of Nigeria is the Chairperson of its BOT.
The University offers various courses in different departments and also offers post graduate programmes.
Also, some distinguished personalities from Nigeria were also awarded with Honourary Doctorate Degree who included His Excellency Zakari Oumarru Gov of Maradi, His Excellency Serieke Dickson Gov of Bayelsa State, His Excellency Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Gov of Sokoto state, Sen Bello Hayatu Gwarzo and wife of the Governor of Katsina state Her Excellency Hadiza Aminu Masari.
Governor Ganduje was accompanied by the former deputy Gov of Kano State Abdullahi T. Gwarzo, State Chairman of Kano APC Abdullahi Abbas, the executive chairman of Kano State CRC and former speaker of the state assembly Rt Hon Abdullahi Yanshana, Perm Sec Ministry of Commerce Baba Halilu Dantiye Mni and other top government officials.
Salihu Tanko Yakasai
DG Media & Communications
Government House Kano.
April 8th, 2017