The Alumni Association of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria is set to hold a Special Dinner to honour the significantly high number of alumni of ABU Zaria who were recently appointed or elected into public offices.
The event which will hold in Abuja, Thursday, will also involve the Public Presentation of the Compendium of Distinguished ABU Alumni Volume 2.
According to a statement issued by the Chairman of the Planning Committee for the event Mr. Sam Agbi, the Association is taking this step in order to commend the great alumni, and to celebrate their achievements, in order to encourage them to attain even higher heights in the service of the nation and humanity.
In an earlier statement that followed the appointments of these outstanding alumni, the President of ABU Alumni Association Prof. Ahmed Tijjani Mora had commended President Muhammadu Buhari for recognizing their individual potentials to contribute to national growth and development.
The ABU Alumni in the recently constituted federal cabinet include; Mallam Adamu Adamu, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, Engr. Suleiman Hussaini Adamu, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi, Alh. Mohammed Sabo Nanono, Alh. Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi, Amb. Zubairu Dada, Mr. Goddy Jedy Agba, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji Katagum, Mr. Sunday Dare, Hajiya Sa’adiyya Umar Farouk, and Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu.
The Special Dinner and Compendium Presentation event is scheduled to hold Thursday November 28th, at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja, beginning at 7pm.
According to the statement, President Muhammadu Buhari is to be the Special Guest of Honour, the Chairman is the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Dr. Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, while the keynote address is to be delivered by Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation.