Black History Month
Baze University as a whole celebrated the Black History Month with an event held on the school campus on 23rd February, 2017.
A representative from the USA embassy Abuja, Bella Ann Ndubuisi introduced her colleagues and other representatives from the embassy and welcomed the staff and students of Baze University to the event, talking about African American History month or Black history month.
Mr. Larry Socher, of the USA embassy, thanked the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor and, Registrar of Baze for the warm reception and creating this platform.
The second speaker; Christopher Rylee of USA department of defense, talked about black athletes like Paul Robinson and Mohammed Ali and how they contributed to lives of African Americans and the world in general.
Mr. Ryan Grisle, a USA diplomat, also spoke about the role of African Americans on the history and values of Americans.
To conclude the event, the Pro Chancellor, Sen Datti Baba-Ahmed, gave some remarks on the importance of celebrating Black History Month and thanked everyone for gracing the event. The floor was opened to the audience for questions which were answered by the speakers accordingly. Mr. Larry Socher presented two books written by prominent African Americans to the Registrar, Maj. Gen. Idris Inuwa (rtd.), after which Bella Ann Ndubuisi thanked all in attendance for participating and closed the event.