Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has congratulated has expressed deep happiness over the emergence of Mohammed Haruna Ibrahim as President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU).
A statement by Humwhasi Wonosikou, governor Fintiri’s press secretary said
Mohammed Haruna another Adamawa son was elected National President of the association at the end of its 2nd Quadrennial National Delegates Conference in Abuja.
Rt. Hon. Fintiri said “On behalf of the entire people of Adamawa state, I wish to congratulate Mohammed Haruna Ibrahim who has made the state proud at the recent SSANU elections.
” I am absolutely confident that he will not only sustain the achievements of the past leadership, but even surpass them and help the Union attain greater heights under his watch.”
He describes Mohammed’s election as a “window that will open up new vistas for non academic staff of Nigerian Universities.”
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri said judging by the antecedents of Mohammed in union politics as first council member of the Institute of Public Relations from the North East region and now first SSANU President from the region, he has no doubt that he will do well.
“I can only urge you to continue with your support to the new President to deliver on his campaign promises,” Fintiri said.
The Governor said “I am a proud Governor to have two Presidents of powerful unions emerging during my tenure.”
He pointed out that Mohammed, like Ladi both started their careers in the Newsroom of of the Adamawa state owned television ATV Yola and have today risen to make the state proud.
While also congratulating SSANU for conducting a credible poll, he wished Mohammed Haruna a highly successful tenure, pointing out that “The attainment of a steadily progressive SSANU entails all hands must be on deck with a great sense of responsibility and patriotism”.
He described Mohammed as a thoroughbred administrator whose wealth of experience will be brought to the fore in the discharge of his duties as President.