The Governor of Kebbi State, Nasir Idris, has received an award from the IBR Asia Group for his outstanding leadership qualities.
The governor was represented by his Deputy, Umar Tafida, at the event held in Malaysia.
Governor Nasir appreciated the IBR Asia Group for finding him worthy of the 2023 award.
As contained in a statement on Friday morning by Yahaya Sarki, the governor's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, the award of "2023 IBR Borneo Award" in Malaysia was in recognition of his outstanding leadership legacies in socio-economic development.
According to Sarki, the governor dedicated the award to the people of Kebbi State, assuring that it would motivate him to do more for the people.
"The recognition is a profound testimony to the collective efforts of the people of Kebbi State, my dedicated team and the unwavering support from all the stakeholders in our beloved state," he said.
"Distinguished personalities at the ceremony included the Premier of Sarawak, Mr Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari Abang and President of Malaysian Senate, Mr Roy Barreras.
"The Premier of Sarawak is the Head of Government of the Malaysian State of Sarawak.
"Kebbi State Deputy Governor, Sen. Umar Abubakar Tafida was accompanied by the Special Adviser on Political and Power, Alhaji Kabir Sani Giant, Special Adviser on Special Duty, Alhaji Shafiu Zauro, some Commissioners and members of the State House of Assembly," Sarki stated.