By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has felicitated with the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Sheikh Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami on his recent elevation to professorial cadre by the Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
A statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that in a congratulatory message he personally signed, Governor Yahaya described the promotion as a well deserved one, considering Pantami’s intellectual prowess and erudition in both Islamic and western education.
“Indeed, your academic prowess and achievements serve as source of inspiration to our youths who have continued to learn from you as a shining example.
He said Gombe State is proud of the achievements and accomplishments of the Communications minister, describing him as an illustrious son and worthy ambassador.
“We in Gombe State are not surprised of your attainment of professorial cadre and your accomplishments in view of your sound mind, knowledge and intelligence which you have demonstrated over the years in the field of both Islamic and western education.
“On behalf of the government and good people of Gombe State, we heartily rejoice with you on this well deserved promotion to the rank of Professor of Cyber Security by the Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri”.
The Governor urged Professor Pantami to continue to bring pride and honour to the Jewel state and keep on with the remarkable trajectory, assuring him of the support and solidarity of the Government and good people of Gombe state always.