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Emir of Gombe, Etsu Nupe bag doctorate degree


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Emir of Gombe, Abubakar Shehu III, and Etsu Nupe, Yahaya Abubakar have bagged hnorary doctorate degree at the 26th convocation of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

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At the pre-convocation briefing, the vice-chancellor, Misbau Akanji, said the two traditional rulers would be honored alongside and Akin Mabogunje, a renowned retired professor of Geography.

This will be the second time the Emir of Gombe would be accorded such recognition in less than two years.

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University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia was the first to confer on the emir an honorary degree in 2015.

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