MAAUN to Honour Magajiya Dambatta, Names Faculty of law Building After Her
AREWA AGENDA – The President and Founder of Maryam Abacha American University, Prof Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo set to name the Faculty of Law Building at the University after late veteran northern singer Hajiya Magajiya Dambattta along with honouring her with Posthumous Honorary Degree for her immense contributions to Education in 70s, especially in Northern Nigeria.
This statement was made known by the Founder of the University Prof Gwarzo via his official Facebook Social Media handle @PresidentMaaun when extending his condolences to the family of the deceased and Kano State.
Musa Abdullahi Sufi, PhD scholar of the University and also Technical Lead Program of Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo Foundation republished the assertion of MAAUN President and said Magajiya Dambatta was an exemplanary heroine in the northern part of the country when it comes to Education aspects in the region, her efforts will never be in vain in the eyes of patriotic citizens, hence the attempt of the University to name the Faculty of Law after her.
Late Magajiya Dambatta before her death was a great singer not only in Kano but the entire Northern Region. Her songs make a lot of impact including influencing the huge enrollment of children into Islamic and Western Education in the region.
Late Dambatta, started street begging when she became blind and was sighted by journalists team led by Jaafar Jaafar where he break her news for fundraising in which Musa Abdullahi Sufi promoted the idea and built her a new house.
With the idea of fundraising, the late Magajiya life was changed as she got access to all social amenities including good health care support, food, weekly allowances and more.
She died after a brief illness at Dambatta General Hospital on Friday 8 October 2021.
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