Governor of Nasarawa state Engr Abdullahi A. Sule has paid a special tribute to late Prof. Dada Miss Emma, describing him as worthy citizen of Nasarawa state. A statement personally signed by Engr. Abdullahi Sule expressed his earnest commiseration to the entire Eggon nation and the ENNA AKAMA family over the demise of our friend, brother and a worthy citizen of Nasarawa State, PROFESSOR DAUDA MUSA ENNA of the Department of Theatre and Media Arts, Federal University, Lafia.
Engr Sule who also described Late Professor Dauda Musa Enna as theatre icon who served Nasarawa State in various capacities as Special Adviser and Principal Private Secretary to the first Military Governor of Nasarawa State, also noted that Prof. Enna Enna was a member of the consortium of consultants to Nasarawa State on Culture, whose service paved the way for the State Cultural Troupe to win National Laurels at NAFEST for five consecutive years.
According to Engr Sule, Professor Enna’s illustrious career in arts, culture and humanities has showcased the “way of life of our people” and was a “window to the world” about the very best outlook, attitudes, values, morals, and customs shared by the people of Nasarawa State.
He added: “Enna unselfishly put his humane worldview, knowledge and skill to support our people to transform their lives and strengthen our communities, through the making and experiencing of world class theatre and participatory arts”
“Professor Musa Dauda Enna who was also Chairman of the Visitation Panel to College of Agriculture Lafia, will fondly be remembered as a teacher and an intellectual par excellence; one of those silent heroes who contributed in no small measure to blend the “heterogeneous” nature of Nasarawa State by giving our people-of differing ethnicities, a sense of higher purpose, brotherhood and unity” Engr Sule further maintained.
Engr Sule stressed: “As it is written; “it is appointed for man to die once and after this, judgment But this I pray; that God’s divine mercy reigns over the judgment of Dauda Musa Enna as I offer our most sincere condolences to the Enna Akama family, Theatre community, Eggon nation and the entire people of Nasarawa State”