Speaking to the press immediately after the award ceremony where Hon. Sunday Marshal Katung was awarded with a Golden Star Humanitarian Award by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Hon. Danjuma Bello Sarki who received the award on behalf of Katung, described him as a “humanist and freegiver.”
“I’m so overwhelmed with Joy collecting this humanitarian award on behalf of someone I feel he deserves more than accolades for his various human capital development projects. Sunday Marshal Katung have been a core investor in humanity and I’m not surprised when I was called to represent him in this epoch-making event because he is a consistent humanist and freegiver,” Danjuma said.
The award was presented to Katung during a summit NANS held in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Kaduna Command at Kaduna State University (KASU). The award is in recognition of his selfless service to students and humanity at large.
The event with the topic: “The Role of Students in fighting financial and cyber crime amongst Nigerians” had in attendance some senior EFCC officials who delivered a paper, senior security officers, members of the academia, Civil Society Organisations, students e.t.c
Hon. Katung admonished the students to refrain from engaging in cyber crime, which is gradually becoming a trend amongst the younger generation.
Katung is a former member, House of Representatives, contested for the Kaduna State governor as a running mate to Rt. Hon. Isa Ashiru Kudan under the banner of PDP and is currently one of the strongest contenders for Southern Kaduna Senatorial seat come 2023.