Show of Solidary with Alumni Members and Stakeholders
The Alumni Exco have identified with a number of Alumni members and stakeholders based on their professional callings have attained higher levels and, or given administrative responsibilities in the University and others given political appointments or elected into political offices by showing them solidary through visitations, writing congratulatory letters, organising civic receptions (get-togethers) and, or printing and giving of them alumni souvenirs, wall-clocks and portrait. For example, on 25th April 2015, a civic reception was organised in honour of Hon. Muhammed A. Bello, and Hon. Maigari Jungudo for being the first Alumni elected into the Gombe State House of Assembly; Salisu Musa Gwani and Hamza Yuguda for being appointed as the Bursar of Legal Nafada, and the Manager of GTBank Gombe Branch, respectively; and Abdullahi Ali Amtai for being appointed as the Special Assistant to Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, OON. On 6th December 2018, the Alumni also paid a courtesy visit and congratulated to His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abdul-Kadir Haruna Rasheed, the Emir of Dukku and Pro-Chancellor/Chairman, Governing Council of GSU on his Coronation and Presentation of Staff of Office on 3rd November, 2018. The Alumni presented an artist work portrait of the Emir to commemorate his coronation as the Emir of Dukku. Another alumni elected into State Assembly in 2019, Hon. Musa Buba was also visited and a congratulatory letter written and delivered to him at Talesse, Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State.
On 11th February 2018, a civic reception was organised to celebrate Dr Haruna Saidu (the first Alumni to obtain a PhD.); Mal. Ibrahim Ali (the first Alumni to pass, in one sitting, ICAN exam and was thereafter inducted); Mal. Sani Shekarau and Mal. Lawan Yakubu (on their appointment as Acting Chief Security Officer and Deputy Chief Security Officer of the University, respectively) and Mr Solomon Garba (for being appointed Assistant Director of General Studies of the University). On 15th December 2018, the Alumni also organised a reception in honour of their stakeholders: Prof. Ibrahim Waziri Abubakar and Prof. Nereus Y. Tadi, for their meritorious intellectual accomplishments as the first and second domestic staff to be promoted to the rank of Professor in the University.
The Alumni Exco also congratulated members and stakeholders given important positions at Departmental, Faculty and Central University Administration levels. Alumni members who contested and won elections and assumed leadership positions in ASUU, NASU, NAAT, ANUPA and other in-house unions in the University had been supported in the process. The Alumni involved in the running of these staff unions have played remarkable roles in harmonious industrial relations in the University. The Alumni Exco have also been attending the wedding and naming ceremonies; funeral and burial events; condolence and sympathy visits to numerous Alumni members, stakeholders and friends of the University.
The simple gesture of showing solidary has no doubt foster good sense of unity and interpersonal relations among the Alumni members and stakeholders.