By Lawal Gwanda: Daura Teachers’ College Old boys Association DATCOBA Class of 1980, has honoured Dr Musa Abdu Dankama the Permanent Secretary Ministry Of Education and two other members for their outstanding performances.
A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Association, Babangida Shawai Malumfashi stated that the two members are Ambassador Abdullahi Aliyu Jibia and Ibrahim Dauda El-Ladan, former Clerk of the Senate.
In his welcome address, the Chairman of the Old boys 1980 Chapter of Daura Teachers’College Hon. (Alh) Adamu Sule Jibia, revealed that after due consideration for the outstanding performances exhibited by it’s three members, the Association found it pertinent to honour them during this year’s annual general meeting.
The guest speaker at the occasion Hon. (Alh) Kabir Ado Daura, extolled some of the good virtues of the duo since the days in memorial that, involves courage, zeal, trust and humility.
He called on them to continue exhibiting such good behaviors.
The special guest of honour at the occasion Assoc. Professor Badamasi Lawal spoke at length on the importance of such gathering and called on members not to relent in organizing such activities with the aim of helping and caring for one another.
Meanwhile, the National body of A.B.U Alumni Katsina State Chapter also honoured Dr Musa Dankama in recognition of his efforts recently for bagging PhD, at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.
While presenting the awards, Dr G. M Darma, Chairman A.B.U Alumni Katsina State Chapter informed the gathering that, the award is coming from the A.B.U Vice-Chancellor for Katsina State indigenes who distinguished themselves during their studies at the University.
The colourful event which took place at Education Resources Center (ERC) Katsina was attended by the former Principal of the College Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim Zango who served as the Chairman of the Occasion, past teachers, Old students and other well wishers, while a special prayer was offered in honour of those who lost their lives and to others who are sick at homes and hospital.
The former Principal and the past teachers at the event went home with bags of assorted rice each.