The 2nd Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Monday Ubani was on Friday bestowed with a prestigious award of excellence by the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS.
NANS executives from various universities and polytechnic who were in Lagos to present the award said Ubani was singled out for the award due to his exemplary leadership and commitment to uplifting the oppressed and downtrodden in the society.
Speaking at the occasion, NANS Vice President, Comrade Sanni Ahmed said that the entire Nigerian students are pleased by the humanitarian works of Ubani and his struggle to enthrone justice in every aspect of human life.
Speaking further, he said: “We are here to present this award to a man who have made several sacrifices to improve the lives of Nigerians. A man who has championed the cause for justice for the poor and the less privileged.
” We are clad to associate wth your good works. As future leaders of this country, our aspiration is emulate people like you and follow your footsteps. The hope of this nation is in people like you and we are glad to present you with this award as emissary of global justice.”
Expressing appreciation for the award, Ubani said he is delighted to be considered for such a great honour by Nigerian student.
“I am really excite that the entire Nigerian students found me worthy to receive this award. I say a big thank you.
” If there is any thing this award has done, it is to motivate me to do more. There is a leadership vacuum in this country and my pray is that this generation of Nigerian students will rise up to fill this vacuum”, he said