After painstaking the stock of his stewardship as the former speaker of Adamawa state House of Assembly,Rt Hon Kabiru Mijinyawa was considered to be so honour with an Award by the Arewa Online publishers Association (AOPA) as the Icon of exemplary leadership.
The occasion which took place last wednesday at the Arewa House conference Hall in Kaduna gave award of excelence to Nasir Elrufai,the Executive Governor of Bauchi state,Bala Mohammed,the Speaker of Bauchi Assembly,Rt Hon Abubakar Y Sulaiman.
Other recipients of the awards include Emir of Katsina Alhaji abdulmumini Kabir Usman, Dean School of Postgraduate Studies Prof. Umaru Pate, Vice Chancellor Ahmadu Bello University Zaria,speaker of Taraba,Rt Hon Abel Diah,Adamawa born first female general in northern Nigeria,commodore Aisha Malafa,among others.
While watching a narration of 15 minutes documentary of Kabiru a cheering mode permeated the venue with clapping of hands by invited guest on hearing how the former speaker keep the house intact without a single threat of impeachment.
The programme was organised by AOPA as one of its maiden public hearing on a topic the “topic the role of new media for nation building” where guest Speaker,Pof Umar Pate said the future of media is on online journalism.