A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) late Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmed has bagged an award of excellence presented to him by the National Union of Jama’are Emirate Students.
Receiving the award on behalf of the family, his son, Modibbo Ahmed Abdulkadir expressed gratitude to the students for finding their late father worthy of the award.
Modibbo Abdulkadir who is the current Bauchi State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development assured that he will utilize the connection of the family to contribute to the success of the present administration.
“I am highly delighted on behalf of our family to receive this award for our late father, as we all know, our father has served the country to the best of his ability”.
He recalled that his late father Ahmed during his reign as CBN Governor spearheaded the construction of Kafin Zaki Dam in his home state of Bauchi and effectively worked out Nigeria’s first debt reduction transaction in the international markets by restructuring the trade arrears of Nigeria into CBN promissory Notes.
The Commissioner once again express gratitude to Governor Bala Mohammed for redeploying him to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and reaffirmed his commitment towards discharging living up to expectations.
Earlier, the National President, National Union of Jama’are Emirate Students, explained that the award of excellence presented to late Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmed was in recognition of his dedication, commitment and immeasurable contribution to students, the Jama’are community, state and the country in general.