From Pwanagba Agabus, Jos
The Pathfinder University, Jos, an affiliate of American Heritage University of Southern California, has conferred the title of a Professor of Political Economy on Dr. Haruna Dabin, a PPC gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 general elections.
Prof. Felix Obajafa, the Founder/Chancellor of the University, conferred the Professorship on Dabin at the weekend in Jos, the Plateau State Capital.
Dabin, a Member of National Institute (mni) and holds a PhD in Political Economy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He was a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party, former Director-General of Peoples Democratic Institute; erstwhile member of National Economic Intelligence Committee and also a former PDP chairman in Plateau State.
He however resigned his membership of the party few years ago, and joined the PPC, where he ran for governorship of Plateau in the 2019 polls.
He has also lectured at the University of Jos, as well as the Plateau State University, Bokkos among others.
Dabin was conferred with the title after delivering his inaugural lecture titled: “Deconstructing and Interrogating the Mythology of Liberal Scholarship: A Trajectory of my Intellectual Repositioning from Economistism to Political Economy”.
Obajafa, who described Dabin as an intellectual “collosus”, added that the conferment was base on merit.
According to him, “What we are doing here today is base on merit.
“All the necessary academic process has been duly followed”, he reiterated.