The National Association of Kwara State Students (NAKSS) has honoured Professor Ayo Dunmoye of the Political Science and International Studies Department of the great Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Prof Ayo Dunmoye who is one of the oldest serving professors in the university has trained hundreds of students many of whom are professors and leaders in the country. He is a multiple times head of the department of political science and international studies, and dean faculty of social sciences
Speaking on behalf of the NAKSS, the Deputy President, Mohammed Anafi, described Dunmoye as selfless, hardworking and dedicated academic who has mentored many scholars.
Anafi said the decision to honour Dunmoye was informed by the desire to encourage other academics to imitate his “good virtues and character”.
Responding, Prof Ayo Dunmoye said he would continue to diligently discharge his academic responsibilities, saying that what he enjoyed doing best was to assist young scholars to attain the peak of their careers.
He said he regarded the honour as a special one, because he was recognized by students of his home state.