Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, representing Oyo North, on Tuesday received the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Leadership Award Committee.
The award was presented to the senator in his office by a delegation led by Dr Victor Kwashie Tay.
According to Tay, “this Award appropriately reflects the endless hours spend ensuring that success is recorded within the confines of your office and it tells of a blueprint of your ultimate achievement.
“Though your presence would have added color to the occasion,however in recognition of your remarkable achievements and sterling qualities which have attracted this award,we hereby present you this Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Leadership Award with utmost compliments.”
The Senator who is the chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, told the Award committee that Kwame Nkrumah is one of the African leaders he grew up to look up to as a role model right from when he was in college in Kumasi in 1981 before relocating to Nigeria.
Buhari said further that “since the inception of the 8th Assembly which I am privilege to be a member, God has helped me to be consistent and proactive in my legislative duties through sponsoring of motions and bills and at the same time facilitates projects and empower my constituents.”
“The best is yet to come from me and I will make sure i did not betray the confidence reposed in me by my constituents who gave me the mandate to represent them at the Nation Assembly .
He commended the Kwameh Nkrumah Pan African leadership Award committee for considering him for the award and urged them not to relent in ensuring the advancement of Africa and its people.
Few weeks ago, Senator Buhari was honoured by the Federation of Oyo State Student Union FOSSU and Pharmaceutical society of Nigeria (PSN) few weeks ago for outstanding performances at the Senate