Ref: AFED/PR/69/19 Date: 4th April 2019
The Africa Federation Secretariat has received with great pleasure the news of Alhaj Dr. Faridun Suleiman Abdalla of Nairobi, Kenya being bestowed an Honorary Degree of Doctorate in Humanities for Humanity Service to the Community by the United International Graduate College and Seminary of USA. Alhaj Abdalla, popularly known as Dr. F. S. Abdalla has also been appointed as an Ambassador for World Civility by IChange Nations of USA in recognition as a national leader for peace.
Dr. F. S. Abdalla is a professional Business Executive and a well-known philanthropist in Kenya who assists the underprivileged with education, medical and other needs. He is actively involved in organizing interfaith symposiums, workshops and meetings.
The social and philanthropic works by Dr. F. S. Abdalla has earned him many prestigious awards and recognitions, few amongst those are as listed below.
Kenya Presidential Awards
2018 – Head of States Commendation (HSC)
2012 – Elder of the Burning Spear” (EBS)
2011 – Moran of the Order of Burning Spear Medal (MBS)
2009 – Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW)
Giants International Awards
2015 Awarded the Most Outstanding Overseas Member of Giants Fraternity.
2011 Recognized by Giants International for Outstanding and Meaningful
Contribution in the Field of Social Service
2000 Awarded the Overseas Group Outstanding Giant of the Year for Dedicated
Services to the Less Fortunate.
1998 Awarded the Overseas Group Award as the Outstanding Chairman for the
Giants Federation of Kenya Chairman’s Award
1997-1998 Awarded the Best Group Chairman
1997-1998 Appreciation Award for Services Rendered to the Less Fortunate
members of the Society.
Below are some photographs taken during the momentous occasion in Nairobi Kenya which was attended by dignitaries, academicians and Government officials.
On behalf of the Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi, the
Office Bearers, Trustees and members of the Constituent Jamaats of Africa
Federation, we extend our heartiest congratulations to Dr. Faridun Abdalla for
the honor bestowed upon him.
We pray for his good health, long life and continuous success in attaining newer milestones of accomplishments for the betterment of all the citizens, including his family and the community at large, Ameen.