The Executive governor of Katsina state, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has been conferred with hororary doctorate degree, Honouris Causa, in Political Science and Conflict Resolution by Al-hikma University, Ilorin, Kwara state.
This is to honour the Governor for his outstanding leadership style, good governance and achievements toward resolving various crisis in the state and Nigeria at large.
While receiving the award, the Governor describe the honour as life time achievement conferred by the reputable University built upon Islamic values, principles and traditions.
“The honour given to me has made the University to affirm the trust and our commitments in good governance, restoring peace and development of people of Katsina state.” He said
The Governor however promised to receive the honour with gratitude on behalf of other recipients and with assurance to justify the honour.
Masari was awarded along with Alhaji Dahiru Mangal and the former minister of Transport, Alhaji Yusuf Sulaiman.
Highlight of the event include speeches by the pro-chancellor of the University, Alhaji Muhammadu Dikko Abubakar, the vice chancellor, Professor Taofik Ibrahim and representatives of National University Commission (NUC).