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Alhaji Muhammad Indimi Bags Honorary Degree As He Celebrates His 75th Birthday

The 75th birthday of Alhaji Dr. Muhammadu Indimi OFR was a remarkable one that added another feather to his cap of achievements. To commemorate the occasion, a special convocation was held in the prestigious University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) in honor of Alhaji Dr. Muhammadu Indimi OFR- Executive Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources and renowned business mogul.

The two-day event which was held on the 11th and 12th of August, 2022 was covered by The George Okoro Studios team and was hosted by Vice Chancellor Aliyu Shugaba exclusively to confer the honorary degree on Alhaji Dr. Muhammadu Indimi for his outstanding contributions and impactful investments in the university and the education sector.

Other Vice Chancellors in attendance to witness the event was Vice-Chancellor of Unilag- Oluwatoyin Ogundipe and VC of UniIlorin Sulyman Age Abdulkareem.


The event was widely attended by an elite range of politicians and important personalities, among whom was former President Olusegun Obasanjo.


The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari was duly represented by his Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari.


Also in attendance were The VP Candidate of the APC Sen Shettima Kashim, and HRH Prince Malik Ado Ibrahim- Presidential candidate for the YPP.

The Deputy Governor of Borno- Umar Usman Kadafur was there in his own capacity and also representing the Governor of Borno state.


Governor Inuwa of Gombe state was also at the event accompanied by the Secretary to the State Government and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri – Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi.


The main ceremony was followed by a luncheon which was graced by the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria- Aisha Buhari accompanied by her entourage of Governor’s wives – The First Lady of Ogun state Bamidele Abiodun; The First lady of Lagos state Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu; The First lady of Kwara State H.E, Amb. Dr. Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, The First lady of Osun state Kafayat Oyetola and the First lady of Gombe state Hajiya Asma’u Inuwa Yahaya.


The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali as well as the Police Commissioner- Borno State Command, were also spotted at the occasion.

Some traditional rulers and royalties from around the country like the Emir of Gombe- Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar lll, the Shehu of Borno- Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, Emir of Bauchi- HRH Dr. Rilwanu Sulaiman Adamu, Emir of Hadejia Dr. Abubakar- Maje, Emir of Biu- Midala Mustapha Umar II were in attendance to celebrate with Alhaji Muhammdu Indimi.


Guests from the finance sector included the CEO of Stanbic IBTC – Mr. Wole Adeniyi, and Mr. Ladi Balogun – CEO of FCMB amongst others.


Official Photography Studio: George Okoro Studios

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