By Tunde Adejumo
Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, representing Lagos East Senatorial District on Saturday congratulates Sen. Oluremi Tinubu (OON) on the conferment of Honourary Doctorate Degree in Public Administration by Lagos State University (LASU).
Abiru, in his congratulatory message, said commended Tinubu’s uncommon passion for the youth and the life of a girl-child.
“This is one of the several honours you have received in recognition of your unequalled dedication to public service and in particular genderrelated issues, which have been central to your political advocacy.
“You are an astute administrator and a major voice for the vulnerable members of our society.
“In demonstration of your commitment to this cause, you established the New Era Foundation (NEF) in Year 2000, a social development vehicle that empowers women; develops youths; funds education of vulnerable children; and also redirects their focus to the path of greatness.
“This latest honour attests to your commitment and passion to human capital development and emancipation of the vulnerable.
“On this note, Her Excellency, I congratulate you on behalf of the people of Lagos East, and pray Almighty God will continue to give you the grace and wisdom to impact on society.
“Congratulations once again on this laudable achievement,” Abiru said.
Newsheraldng reports that some eminent Nigerians were conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degrees in various fields at 24th Convocation lecture, Award of Directorate Degrees, conferment of Honourary Doctorates and Distinguished Professor Award ceremony on Thursday in Lagos. They included Sen. Oluremi Tinubu; Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State; Dr Oba Otudeko and Justice Opeyemi Oke.