The Central Valley Professionals Network has congratulated Prof Zacharys Gundu on his induction as a Member of the Nigerian Academy of Letters on Thursday 08 August 2019 at the University of Lagos Akoka Yaba Lagos.
In a statement signed by the association’s Coordinator Mr Vitalis Ortese,the body described Professor Zacharys Gundu as a Man of Courage and Letters and said it identifies with the acknowledgement of Prof Gundu by the highly regarded Academy of Letters and commended his contribution in molding young minds, and his consistency in the defense of the people and communities of the Benue Valley which makes the honor a remarkable and special event. Charging him to use this honour to encourage others to lend their voices to the defense of middle-belt communities and to the development of Nigeria and Africa.
“Many other groups in the country who have an established penchant to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of their members for their ideas in the development and or sustenance of their societies with fanfare and drums, we the people of central Nigeria tend to be quiet to the point of appearing dismissive and even nonchalant about honors and tributes for our professionals who have broken new grounds and impacted our societies”.
“It is for this reason that the Central Valley Professionals Network (CVPN) formerly known as Benue Valley Professionals Network (BVPN), wishes to congratulate Professor Zacharys Anger Gundu on the occasion of his induction as a Member of the Nigerian Academy of Letters on Thursday 08 August 2019 at the University of Lagos Akoka Yaba Lagos.”He stated.
Professor Zacharys Anger Gundu is a lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the Ahmadu Bello University and chairman of the Governing Council of the Benue State University.