Vice President Kashim Shettima has said education and collaboration are essential to giving the nation a brighter future.
Addressing the University of Ibadan (UI) Muslim Graduates’ Association (UIMGA) at a grand reception organized in his honor in the Oyo State capital, Vice President Shettima, who was represented by the Special Assistant to the President on Special Duty in the Office of the Vice President, Jamiu Abiola, paid tribute to UI for shaping his worldview and instilling in him the values of public service.
In a statement yesterday in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Stanley Nkwocha, the Vice President said: “My time at this premier institution not only reinforced my belief in the equalizing power of education, but here I also learned the wisdom of viewing each other as brothers and sisters in word and action.”
Shettima praised UIMGA for its remarkable contributions to society, highlighting their initiatives in providing scholarships, conducting workshops, organising awareness campaigns, and hosting public lectures on critical developmental issues.
“To achieve the society we desire, we must build a synergy between the gown and the town, between the public and the private, and between the student and the practicing specialists,” he said.
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