Benin varsity honours FCTA director with honorary doctorate

 IRSBACCOM University in neighbouring Republic has honoured  Dr Abdul-Lateef Bello, Director, Administration and Finance, of Security Services of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters.

The award given in Lagos in conjunction with the International Institute of Professional Security.

This is contained in the letter of award signed by Dr Tasie Daniels, IRSBACCOM’s Regional Registrar and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in .

Daniels said that Bello awarded the doctorate in recognition of his ardent love for the creation of peace, security and resolution.

He added that the award also in recognition of his devotion to teaching and knowledge dissemination which had impacted positively on the society.

In his response, Bello said though he had always desired to be a recipient of an honorary doctorate, the award still came as a surprise to him.

The director, who dedicated the award to FCTA’s of Security Services, said the basis of the recognition was rooted in the and he could not take it away from it.

Bello thanked everyone that had felicitated him, saying “ have every reason to thank God Almighty for His Kindness to me.’’

Bello bagged a Master in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands and a doctorate from University, Kano.

Amongst his numerous research publications are “Merit and Representation In Managing Resources in the Nigerian Civil Service’’, “Managing Contemporary Security Issues In The FCT“ and “Sustainable Peace In Ebiraland: Way Forward“, among others. (NAN)