Akpabio felicitates Barau on doctorate degree conferment

President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, has congratulated the Deputy Senate President, Senator Jibrin Barau on his conferment with a Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) by the Bayero University, Kano.

In a congratulatory message personally signed by the President of the Senate, he described Senator Jibrin Barau as “A worthy brother”.

He said the Deputy President of the Senate was well deserved of the honour bestowed on him by the university noting that “Senator Barau’s experience has continued to enrich legislation as we strive to contribute our quota to the Renewed Hope Agenda of the current administration.”

He said: “On behalf of my family, the people of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District and the 10th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I felicitate with one of the longest serving legislators in the National Assembly; Deputy President of the Senate, Jibrin Barau CON, on his conferment with a Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) by the prestigious Bayero University (BUK), Kano.

“As this honour is being bestowed on you today, we pray for Almighty Allah’s protection for you, your family, your constituents and the good people of Kano.”

It will be recalled that Senator Jibrin Barau and the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina will on Saturday, March 2, 2024 be honoured by the Bayero University, Kano at its 38th convocation.