The Hon. Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, was in Kaduna over the weekend at the Kaduna State University for a combined graduation and conferment ceremony.
The occasion witnessed the conferment of an honorary doctorate in management to the Honorable Minister, amongst other recipients.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Muhammed Tanko, noted that the honorary doctorate degree awardees were carefully selected, following their
immense contributions in various fields of endeavours to the development of the country.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and Arc were in attendance. Shamsuna Ahmed.
Other honourees at the ceremony were the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Maigari-Dingyadi, Who was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree on governance. Malam Mele Kyari, Managing Director,
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), who was awarded Doctor of Public sector.
Also in attendance, Speaking on behalf of the awardees, Mrs Ahmed applauded the management of KASU for finding them worthy of the honour.
She reassured of their commitment to the
continuous upliftment of the country’s image in their various capacities while also contributing their quota to nation-building.