By Farouk Mustapha
The subject of this Memo was triggered by recent developments in the education sector in Nigeria. The development that conceived new tertiary institutions in the country. From Air force University Tafawa Balewa, to Federal College of Education Jama’are, Bauchi state alone got copious tertiary institutions including the recent University of Heath, Nutrition and Medical Sciences Azare.
It is therefore great delight and utmost pride that I finds a favorable circumstances to write words of commendation on behalf of myself, and in this circumstance on behalf of the entire good people of Bauchi state and well meaning Nigerians. There can really never be any word(s) enough to say. But by convention, one must express heart-felt (heart-petted) gratitude to the man with an extra-ordinary flames of passion for the development of education in Bauchi state and Nigeria in general. A very honorable, distinguished, immaculate and an astute administrator cum technocrat of this generation, a man of sound character, a man of immerse learning, a leader per excellence, a man of great enterprise and distinguished gentleman, Malam Adamu Adamu, (Katukan Katagum) the Honorable Minister of Education, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Malam! I am writing to thank you for your selfless service to our dear state, and the nation at large. You are an inspiration, and I hope you have many more opportunities to keep up the good work. Thank you for your inspirational and courageous leadership evident in how you have focused on restoring the lost glory of our dear state. You have continued to prove that when there is a will there is a way. You have proven beyond every reasonable doubt that you are an embodiment of service and exemplary role model to us and the younger generation, not leaving out everyone else seeking to have a rewarding career in public service.
Ever since you came on board, your leadership has meant so much to the education sector of this nation. Thank you for having such a positive impact on Bauchi state and Nigeria. Largely, you have shown that you are a leader of refute, high ethics and appreciable moral standards.
Against the backdrop of the creed that service to humanity is the best work of life, I daresay that your effervescence and dexterity in governance remain unparalleled, as a servant leader whose pedigree and profile capture a meritorious life and cognate experience in both the private and public sectors.
Sir, my admiration for you knows no bounds. Who won’t admire a vigorous and resourceful leader who continues to make giant strides in governance? Thank you for being a valuable asset and a huge blessing to humanity.
Farouk Mustapha is a former Member of the House of Representatives.
Writes from Abuja