MUTECH honours Modibbo, NLC ex-president

By Njadvara Musa, Maiduguri   |   18 August 2015   |   12:52 am  

_ModibboAdama-University-of-TechnologyTHE Governing Council of the ModibboAdama University of Technology, (MAUTEC), has conferred the Doctor of Letters (HonorisCausa) on the former Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) president, Ali Chiroma.

Chiroma, who will be 83years old next February, is the first elected NLC president from the North and was in office from 1984 to 1988. According to MAUTEC, Moddibbo is still a comrade, humble and caring leader, who started his trade union career in 1950, and rose to the position of president of the Rural Health Workers Union (RHWU) in the late 1960’s.

The proposed honour was contained in a letter signed by the Vice-Chancellor of MAUTEC, Prof. Kyari Mohammed. The letter reads in part: “This conferment of the award was in recognition of your tremendous contributions to the nation and humanity.”

The formal ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on August 15, 2015 at the University Convocation Square on the main campus sought Chiroma’s consent to enable the institution proceed with necessary preparations for the award, “It is my honour and privilege to inform you that the Senate and Council of the University has, in recognition of your tremendous contributions to the nation and humanity, decided to confer upon you Degree of Doctors of Letters (HonorisCausa) of MAUTEC, Yola.

The purpose of this letter is to seek your consent to enable us proceed with necessary preparations for the award,” Mohammed said.



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