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Shettima Bags Honorary Doctorate Degree In Borno

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Vice President Kashim Shettima has been conferred with a Honorary Doctorate Degree of Science by the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.

The Chancellor of the University and Emir of Lafia in Nasarawa State, Justice Sidi Muhammad (retd.), conferred the degree on the vice president on Saturday, November 18, at the convocation ceremony of the institution

Earlier, the vice president inaugurated the One billion Naira Abdulsamad Rabiu International Centre for Innovation and Enterpreneurship at the University.

See photos of the inauguration below.

Terrorism Responsible For Hardships In North East – Shettima

Meanwhile, Shettima, on Friday, blamed the challenges endured by residents in the North East on the actions of terrorists in the area.

Shettima, who lamented that terrorism had plagued the region for long, expressed optimism that the scourge would be defeated.

The VP, whose speech was read by the Senate President, Godwill Akpabio, at a book launch titled “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in North-East Nigeria: Emerging Perspectives and the Imperative of Airpower” in Abuja, said peace could be restored to the region if all stakeholders resolved to work together to address the scourge.