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MAAUN International Alumni Unite Against Image Tarnishing and Safeguard Reputation of the institution



By Salifou Hamidou, Maradi, Niger Republic

In a bold and unified stand for the protection of their alma mater, the MAAUN International Alumni convened a virtual meeting on Wednesday 10th January, 2024, The urgent meeting that brought together over 200 members from across the globe.

The primary agenda of this unprecedented gathering was to address and counteract any attempts to tarnish the image of Maryam Abacha American University (MAAUN), Maradi, Niger Republic.
Unity Across Continents
The strength of the MAAUN International Alumni was palpable as alumni spanning various continents connected virtually to discuss and strategize against potential threats to the reputation of MAAUN University. Led by the visionary Malam Balarabe, the leader of the alumni, the meeting aimed to address what was described as a conspiracy against the university by individuals with hidden motives, potentially acting on behalf of competing institutions, and enemies of the founder Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo achievement.

Purpose of the Meeting

Malam Balarabe, in his opening remarks, underscored the purpose of the meeting, aim to foster unity among alumni and collectively combat any malicious attempts to tarnish MAAUN’s image and the founder. He emphasized that the university has been subject to unwarranted social media attacks recently, and it is the responsibility of the alumni to protect the institution that played a pivotal role in shaping their academic and professional journeys.

Guidance from Distinguished Alumni

Dr. Musa Abdullahi Sufi, a distinguished alumnus and prominent figure in the gathering, charged the members to respond to any attempts to besmirch MAAUN’s image with respect and evidence. Dr. Sufi stressed the importance of approaching such situations with a legal perspective when necessary.
He reminded the alumni about the series of challenges from travelling across boarder, cost of leaving, intensive academic activities etc, thus can mute of the matter. Appreciates the Alumni and asserting that despite the challenges faced at MAAUN Niger, the love and pride for their alma mater remain unwavering.

Legal Vigilance

The meeting affirmed that the alumni community cannot idly stand by when faced with negative portrayals of MAAUN. They emphasized the readiness to engage in legal battles to protect the university’s reputation, reinforcing the message that MAAUN alumni are not only proud of their alma mater but are also committed to defending it against unfounded attacks.

Diverse Support

The virtual meeting saw the participation of over 200 lawyers, policymakers, healthcare professionals, directors at federal and state levels, as well as heads of various parastatals and agencies etc as Alumni. This diverse and influential support underscores the widespread commitment to ensuring that MAAUN’s image remains untarnished and that any attempts to discredit the institution are met with a united and formidable response.


The MAAUN International Alumni’s virtual assembly serves as a testament to the power of unity and commitment in protecting the reputation of their beloved university. As these alumni stand together against any conspiracies or false portrayals, they exemplify the strength that comes from a shared dedication to MAAUN’s legacy of academic excellence and integrity.

In the face of adversity, the alumni are ready to ensure that MAAUN continues to shine brightly on the global stage.

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