SCASSON HONOURS PROFESSOR KOLO

The 13th International Conference of Students Counselling Association of Nigeria (SCASSON) has opened at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai in honour of late Professor Ibrahim Adamu Kolo, the immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University.

Addressing participants at the opening ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare expressed delight for honour done to his predecessor by the Association and assured them that IBBUL would always be around to support their programme.

He observed that Counselling Psychology has set the pace for being in the fore front of organising national and international conferences, adding that late Professor Ibrahim Adamu Kolo’s collosal contribution to both CASSON and SCASSON cannot be quantified.

The Vice Chancellor who prayed Allah for the repose of the soul of the former CASSON President urged the younger Counsellors to learn to be above board in dealing with their clients.

In his speech, the National President of SCASSON, Comrade Sule Abdulazeez said the annual international conference was organised to give honour to whom it is due, stressing that the contributions of late Professor Kolo will always be alive in the hearts of members and prayed that all his labour would not be in vein.

In her address, the Chairperson of CASSON, Niger State Chapter, Dr. Hadiza M. Mohammed appealed to Niger State Government to build CASSON Secretariat and name it after Professor Ibrahim Adamu Kolo for his wonderful contribution to education in the State.

She thanked the executive members of SCASSON for dedicating the International Conference in honour of the late Professor of Counselling Psychology.

A lead paper titled, “Counselling for Good Governance” was presented by Professor Frank Carew, the Head of Department of Counselling Psychology, IBB University, Lapai.

Participants were drawn from Universities and Colleges of Education in the Country.

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