Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on the Nigerian Youth to imbibe spirit of tolerance, discipline, hardwork as well as the fear of God to enable them reach the zenith of their respective carreer.
Gov. Bello who Stated this in Abuja recently at the Presentation of the Personal Memoir of former Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Dr. Tom Adaba said the story of Adaba affirmed that life was never a smooth sail, adding that with the fear of God, persevarence , hard work and dedication to ones choosen profession, the possibility to elbow one’s way to a fullfilling life becomes certain.
The Governor who was represented by the Director-General, Kogi State Bureau of Information Services , Mr. Abdulkarim Abdulmalik described Adaba as a celebrated media personality whose name still reverberates beyond the country because of his good standing in the media sphere.
He noted that the ace broadcaster had distinguished himself to become a reference point to the youth who have alot to learn from his professional prowess, simplicity and community development.
Bello admonished the Nigerian Youth to shun false life and strive for professional excellence in their various fields of human endeavour.
The Governor frowned at get rich quick sydrome of some youth due to the societal pressure which has destroyed and endangered their lives .
Earlier, Chairman of the Occasion , Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari said the book is a study in human patience and endurance .
” The book Titled , …But for God …. resonates in virtually all of its seventeen chapters of varying lengths and diversity. Coming from one whose life story is so impactful on divine intervention, giving the work its titled is indeed true to type”. He stated
Prof. Gambari noted that nothing in the book gives any evidence that Dr. Adaba wears any accolade with any condescending pride stressing that his educational is taken in stride with his accounts in many chapters of the book.
The Reviewer, Professor Nuhu Yaqub noted that Adaba was a good example of humble background laced with consummate consciousness of God and as captured by the title “…But for God…”
Yaqub, a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja as well as Sokoto State University said that his deep commitment to Catholic faith has greatly permeated his career development and personal life; a combination of which had in no small mesdure, shaped his family.
Former National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, John Cardinal Onaiyekan in his remarks, extolled Adaba’s amiable personality rooted in the fear of God passion for hard work.Share this on WhatsApp
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