Association confide Post-Humous award on Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Oyo State Chapter in Collaboration with Department of History, University of Ibadan and African Forum for Peace Initiatives (AFPIN) has today presented a Post-Humous award of Grand Commander of Peace to Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.
This in recognition Post-Humous award is in recognition of his contributions to the Peace and Security of Nigeria.
The award was given during the launching of a book dedicated to the Late President, The Challenges of the Niger-Delta Crisis.
The Katsina State PDP Chairman, Hon. Salisu Yusuf Majigiri represented and received the award on behalf of the H.E Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua GCFR Post-Humous which was presented at the 3rd All-Nigeria Writers Peace & Security Summit held at the University of Ibadan.
The award was presented by the Chief of Defence Staff ably represented by Director Civil-Military Relation, Defence Headquarters – Federal Republic of Nigeria; Major Gen. HPZ Vintenaba.
The Post-Humous award is in recognition of Amnesty Programme initiated by Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, which brings Peace & Security to the Niger Delta region.
Award is also given to H.E Barr. Ibrahim Shehu Shema, CON on peace and security enjoyed in Katsina State during his tenure as Governor of Katsina State.
In attendance Inspector General of police represented by commissioner of police Oyo state, Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) corps also represented.
The Head Of Department (HOD) History Department, University of Ibadan Oyo State was also in attendance.