Hajia Habiba Abubakar Honoured With Doctorate Degree By Commonwealth University, Belize

One of the holy books says show me a man who is diligent in his ways and he will stand before kings and not mere men. This admonition aptly describes the persona of Hajia Habiba Abubakar, a thorough-bred and rare woman, who, without beating around the bush, has her name written, not just in prints, stones and marbles but, in the hearts of all those who she has come in contact with either directly or indirectly with her unique sense of philanthropy via her foundations and NGO, Elderly and the Poor, which without sounding immodest, cuts across the barriers of gender, religion, language, borders and continents.

There is just about no continent in the present day world that Hajia Habiba Abubakar’s hand of help has not been stretched to and felt. This explains the many notable honours and awards that has adorned her cabinet and walls from reputable organisations and institutions around the world. Like the proverbial golden fish that has no hiding place, the delectable Hajia Abubakar is a silent ground breaker/achiever just like mother Theresa.

In appreciation of her unrelenting dedication to the less privileged and humanity as a whole, and as a motivator to others following in her footsteps, these renowned foreign institution; The London Graduate School, Commonwealth University Belize, and St Clements University all honoured her with a honorary doctorate degrees in humanities.

As long as there is breathe in this woman with extreme love and affection for the down trodden whom many of her beneficiaries have as the bright shinning sun in their lives, there is no looking back. She has well displayed the given trait in her with the donation of several millions of naira expanse of land to build an institution for the IDP and other children and elderly who lack shelter, food and care.

For this woman of essence, she beliefs that it’s a statutory right of those who have to share with those who do not have, this she has been able to do without fear or favour and she is today being appreciated for her numerous humanitarian gesture to humanity.

Hear her speech in appreciating the honour bestowed on her, “I give God the glory for the many people that appreciate my work. In 2006 when I started this NGO, it was not because I expected an award but today my awards cupboard is almost full with plaques from different parts of the world in different categories. I sincerely thank London Graduate School otherwise known as Commonwealth University; you are the best for this Doctorate Degree in Humanities.

Life is beautiful, but more beautiful when you help those that need your help at the time they need that help, not when you want to help them. I hope all those our members, fans and friends will learn a little from me, after all, I’m not Dangote, I’m only doing my best because I believe in my passion of helping those that need my help. Will always do more, it’s a promise I have made to make humanity better.”