CIPDM awarded Governor Inuwa Yahaya with the Fellowship Award

Secretary Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi and Head of Civil Service Ahmed Kasimu Abdullahi were presented with various awards.

The Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management (CIPDM) has honoured Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya with the prestigious Award of Executive Fellow.

According to the institute, Inuwa’s exceptional leadership qualities, outstanding achievements, and unwavering commitment to transparency and integrity have made him a deserving candidate for this award.


The award ceremony took place this Saturday at the International Conference Center Abuja.

It celebrated Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s visionary leadership that has set Gombe State on a trajectory of positive transformation.

The CIPDM acknowledged the governor’s remarkable accomplishments in various sectors, including infrastructure, agriculture and food security, ease of doing business, pioneering efforts in digitalisation, and sound financial management.

The award also reflects the trust and respect Inuwa Yahaya has earned, not only among his fellow governors but also from the people he leads.

It also highlighted Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s role in the evolution of a new Gombe State.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya, represented by Ambassador Edward Sarki, expressed gratitude for the recognition, assuring that it will spur him to continue to do more for the advancement of Gombe State.

In addition to Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s recognition, other distinguished personalities from Gombe were also among those honoured.


Two more people were awarded by the Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management alongside the governor.

The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, received the Distinguished Fellow Award, while the Head of Civil Service, Ahmed Kasimu Abdullahi, was presented with an Honorary Award.

Both recipients dedicated their prestigious awards to Governor Inuwa Yahaya.

Further adding to this achievement, Gombe State Commissioner for Trade, Industry and Tourism Nasiru Mohammed Aliyu and his Finance and Economic Development counterpart, Muhammad Gambo Magaji, were introduced as fellowship members of the Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management.

The recognition not only focuses on the achievements of Governor Inuwa Yahaya but also highlights the collective commitment of Gombe State’s leadership to excellence and positive transformation.

CIPDM is a professional institute for the professionalization and advancement of public diplomacy and public management practices.

Its vision is to create a positive work environment and work relations through robust diplomacy and practical, positive policies and actions.

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