Gan­duje, Sheka­rau, NCC boss bag Kano he­roes award

Sunday Trust - - NEWS - From Yusha’u A. In­rahim, Kano

Kano State Gover­nor, Dr Ab­dul­lahi Umar Gan­duje, for­mer Min­is­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion, Malam Ibrahim Sheka­rau and Ex­ec­u­tive Vice Chair­man of the Na­tional Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Com­mis­sion, Pro­fes­sor Umar Garba Dam­batta, were among the re­cip­i­ents of the Kano He­roes Awards.

Other re­cip­i­ents were the first Kano civil­ian gover­nor, the late Muham­madu Abubakar Rimi, for­mer gover­nor of Kano State, the late Audu Bako, the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero and the late Yusuf Maitama Sule, the Dan­masanin Kano.

Also con­ferred with the award are the Emir of Kano, Malam Muham­mad Sanusi ll, the late Gen­eral Mur­tala Mo­hammed, Kano State Com­mis­sioner of Agri­cul­ture, Al­haji Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna and Danadalan Kano, Al­haji Isyaku Umar Tofa, among oth­ers.

The award was con­ferred on the per­son­al­i­ties by the Destiny Chan­nels Broad­cast­ing Net­work.

Speak­ing to news­men shortly af­ter he re­ceived the award, the Ex­ec­u­tive Vice Chair­man of Na­tional Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Com­mis­sion (NCC), Prof. Dam­batta, called on Nige­rian youths to brace up to the chal­lenges of life and re­main fo­cused in their cho­sen ca­reers.

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