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Ganduje receives honorary degree for settling Kwankwaso’s debt



Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Hassan Hamza

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje will receive an honorary doctorate degree from El-Razi University Sudan after paying outstanding bills left by the Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso administration.

A statement by Hassan Musa Fagge, Chief Press Secretary to Kano state deputy governor stated that Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, Chairman, Board of Trustees, El-Razi University discloses this on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy call to Kano deputy governor at his office.

“We are purposely here to present the University request to offer His Excellency a doctorate degree. El-Razi University is now 23 years old, graduated batches from Medicine, Pharmacy, but this is the best doctorate degree offered to any personality either national president or Sudanese personality, ” he explained.

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According to Professor Ghandour, the conferment of the honorary doctorate degree to the governor will be held together with the university graduation ceremony which is scheduled to hold on August 26, 2019.

In his address, Kano state deputy governor, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna said the Ganduje administration has paid over two billion naira as part of the students fees inherited from the previous administration.

Mr. Gawuna disclosed that the government had paid almost 80% of all the fees of other students that are in India, Cairo and Cyprus.

He therefore assured the management of El-Razi University that Kano students would continue to be found worthy both in learning and character.