Sudan varsity confers honourary doctorate degree on Gaidam

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has been conferred with an honourary doctorate degree in law by Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan in recognition of the governor’s effort in promoting education, women’s education in particular and for “using lean resources to make big impact in the lives of the people of Yobe State”.

All this is as contained in a statement mailed to Daily Trust by Gaidam’s spokesman, Abdullahi Bego, who said the university also noted Governor Gaidam’s commitment to improving public infrastructure in the state, especially the construction of a new teaching hospital and a new college of medical sciences in Yobe State University.

Ahfad Women’s University, amongst other key interventions of the governor, also lauded his free medication policy for pregnant women and children from 0 to 5 years.

Governor Gaidam has sponsored over 1400 Yobe students for various degree and postgraduate degree courses in different countries of the world, including Sudan.

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