Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has congratulated Atiku Abubakar, former Vice-President for obtaining a master’s degree at the Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
The former vice-president obtained a master’s degree in international relations.
The AfDB president sent his congratulatory message via a tweet on Saturday.
Adesina said the investment and devotion to higher education of the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is “inspiring”.
“I congratulate H.E. Atiku Abubakar @atiku former Vice President of Nigeria on passing 2 days ago his Masters in International Relations degree program at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK,” Adesina said.
“Your investments in & devotion to higher education are inspiring. Well done Sir!”
In July, Adesina said the former vice-president contributed immensely to his emergence as head of the continental finance institution.
This accomplishment will add to Abubakar’s educational curriculum vitae.
In 1967, the former vice-president obtained a diploma from the School of Hygiene, Kano. He later obtained a law diploma at the Ahmadu Bello University with a regional scholarship in 1969.
After obtaining the law diploma, he was absorbed into the Nigerian Customs Service.