By Mudathir Hayatullahi Folorunsho
The National Association of Political Science Students (NAPPS) of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), led by Comrade Abdulmajid Bala Kangiwa, has congratulated the 74th President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Prof. Tijjani Muhammad- Bande, on the successful completion of his tenure.
This was contained in a letter to the former diplomat.
The letter reads:”On behalf of the entire students of Political Science of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, we would like to warmly congratulate you as your tenure comes to an end as the president of the United Nations General Assembly.
“When you were elected president of the 74th session of the UNGA, we proudly told everyone that the United Nations has made the right decision. Now, the whole world is celebrating you and singing your praises, everyone has come to appreciate your unique style of leadership.
“You have made the entire students of politics, Nigeria and the whole world proud by the way you perfectly led the 74th administration of the United Nations General Assembly, you have indeed displayed a high level of good morals, dedication and sacrifice, we are proud of you, sir and would continue to look up to you as a role model.
“At the end, we wish you all the best as you continue to rightfully and competently represent our dear country Nigeria at the United Nations.”
Prof. Muhammad-Bande was born on December 7, 1957. He was the Nigerian ambassador to the United Nations from 2010 to 2016, he was the director-general of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies in Kuru, and was the vice chancellor, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, from 2004 to 2009.
He assumed the office of the President of United Nations General Assembly on September 7, 2019 and ended his tenure on September 15, 2020; after previously serving as Vice President.
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