The planning committee for the 10th year anniversary celebration of Ame Wo Ba Eggon (AWBE) has met with Professor Victor Dugga.
The meeting, which held at Professor Dugga’s his office at the permanent site of the Federal University of Lafia today (Monday, 13 September 2021), had in attendance the Chairman and Secretary of the Committee, Messrs Matthew and Sen Dugga respectively and Mr Titus Haruna Ashiki.
Recall that Professor Victor Dugga, who is the Dean of the School of Post Graduate Studies of Federal University of Lafia, was appointed as adviser to the planning committee by the leadership of AWBE and this was the first formal meeting between the committee and the University Don.
In his remarks, Chairman of the Planning Committee and Editor of Eggonnews, Mr. Matthew Kuju told Professor Victor Dugga that although the meeting should have held earlier, the committee was in his office to intimate him of steps taken by the committee so far as well as ideas conceived by members of the committee all geared towards having a memorable 10th Year Anniversary celebration for the Ame Wo Ba Eggon.
Mr. Matthew Kuju said the planning committee members are currently looking at two main projects which include the production of a special magazine and awards that will be given to deserving personalities and establishments.
He also outlined some of the topics and ideas that will be covered in the magazine.
The committee also used the opportunity to congratulate Professor Dugga over his appointment as Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies of the Federal University of Lafia and wished him well during his tenure in office.
In response, Professor Victor Dugga appreciated the work that has been done so far by the committee and urged them to be ready to put in more efforts to accomplish the task given to them.
Professor Dugga then advised that the process for nominating the awardees should be made in such a way that only the most deserving personalities and organizations will eventually be awarded.
On the magazine, Professor Dugga charged the committee to source for quality articles and stories that will make the magazine a reference material even many years from now.
He thanked the committee for celebrating with him on his appointment as Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies of the Federal University of Lafia and asked that they should continue praying for him to succeed in office.
In a vote of thanks, pioneer President of the AWBE and member of the AWBE Board of Trustees, Mr Titus Ashiki Haruna thanked Professor Dugga for granting the committee audience despite his tight schedule.
Mr. Titus Ashiki Haruna who is also a member of the planning committee for the 10th year anniversary of the Ame Wo Ba Eggon, assured Professor Dugga that the committee will work with his suggestions and recommendations to bring about a befitting anniversary celebration.
Recall that Ame Wo Ba Eggon (AWBE) started as a group on Facebook in February 2011 and by February 2021 it was 10 years in existence. The anniversary celebration is however scheduled to hold in December 2021.