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Writers felicitates Bukar Usman on 81st birthday

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  • December 12, 2023
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Writers felicitates Bukar Usman on 81st birthday

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THE Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has congratulated Dr. Bukar Usman (OON) on his 81st birthday. Usman is a retired federal permanent secretary who served in the presidency with distinction, earning the respect of his peers for his selflessness and unwavering dedication to his country.

In a statement issued by the president of the society, Wole Adedoyin, SYNW lauded Usman’s remarkable contributions to nation-building, both through his distinguished civil service career and his prolific literary endeavours. According to him, “Usman’s life serves as an inspiration to all Nigerians, especially young people, demonstrating the power of hard work, integrity, and a commitment to serving the greater good.”

Born in Biu, Borno State, Usman is a man of many talents. A philanthropist, public policy analyst, and culture enthusiast, he has authored over 20 books on various subjects in just seven years since venturing into the literary world. His diverse works showcase his keen intellect, insightful observations, and deep understanding of the Nigerian society.

Dr. Bukar Usman

Prior to his literary pursuits, Usman enjoyed a successful career in the civil service. Starting as a 3rd class clerk status, he rose through the ranks through sheer merit and dedication, eventually becoming a permanent secretary in the presidency. His exemplary service and unwavering commitment to public service continue to inspire aspiring civil servants to strive for excellence.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Usman is also a passionate advocate for cultural preservation. As president of the Nigerian Folklore Society (NFS), he tirelessly works to promote and protect Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage. His dedication to preserving traditional knowledge and practices ensures their continued relevance for future generations.

On this special occasion, the SYNW joined Usman’s family, friends, and countless admirers in celebrating his life and achievements. SYNW wishes him continued good health and happiness in the years to come and look forward to his continued contributions to the literary and cultural landscape of Nigeria.

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