FUOYE, Federal University Oye-Ekiti says it will honor the 86-year-old Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, who shielded about 262 Christians being chased by insurgents in his mosque, with a doctorate.
We celebrate the heroic bravery of Abdullahi Abubakar, a humble Imam serving and leading in the hills of Plateau state. You will see how the Imam’s actions saved the lives of hundreds of his Christian neighbors. The Imam’s selfless actions reflect his vision that all of us are brethren. He embodies the motto of human dignity, the idea at the heart of God, Out of Many, one. That idea resonates as strongly in Nigeria as any place on earth. His life is an inspiration; his story a perfect illustration of that undeniable truth that weneed to take care of all of us and create paths forward for every person, regardless of what we speak, where we pray, what gender we are, who we love, or how we make our living.