Northern Nigeria Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

The Centre for Peace Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto hosted Prof. John N. Parden from George Manson University,United States who delivered a lecture on Northern Nigeria Contemporary Challenges and Prospects. Many issues bordering on security challenges facing northern Nigeria and Nigeria at large were discussed at length during the interactive section.The exemplary moral leadership; worthy of emulation of founding fathers of northern Nigeria such as Shehu Uthman Danfodiyo and Sir Ahmadu Bello was extolled. The Guest Lecturer called for collaboration between the academia and the State security agencies in the area of research in order to find lasting solutions to security challenges the nation is contending with at the moment.The foster of moral leadership virtues in students right from the University was also advocated as this would serve as proactive measure in tackling   corruption among others in the nation. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. A.A. Zuru on behalf of the university community thanked Prof. John N. Parden for his unflinching support to the Centre.

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