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Malami Bags Honourary Doctorate Degree For Outstanding Service

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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN has been conferred a Doctorate Degree in Law (Honourary Causa) by the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

He was listed as one of the recipients of the award for his “enormous contribution” as an outstanding legal professional.

Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney General of the Federation, and Minister of Justice, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu made this known in a statement issued to journalists on Thursday.

The ceremony, held at the Convocation Centre of the institution.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Suleiman Bala Muhammad also said that the award was based on the recommendation of the Senate and the approval of the University’s Council.

The statement partly reads: “The Vice-Chancellor (VC) Nasarawa State University professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed pointed out that the conferment of the award was an attestation of patriotism demonstrated by Malami in discharge of his duties as the chief law officer of the country.

“The Vice Chancellor noted that the conferment of the award was a recognition of Malami’s landmark and laudable service to the nation in the legal profession.”



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