FIC Report (Kano State) – Kano state Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has disclosed that his administration commits huge resources in ensuring effective, efficient and smooth running of the state owned universities.
Ganduje made the disclosure of the combined convocation of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Yusuf Maitama Sule University’s convocation Arena on Saturday 14th December, 2019.
The Governor represented by his Deputy Dr. Yusuf Nasiru Gawuna maintained that the state had equally awarded a number of scholarships to academic staff of the state owned university for PhD Training in various European Countries.
In his speech, the chancellor of the University, Emir of Argungu Alhaji Ismaila Muhammad Mera hinted that since the university inception, it had moved from milestone to milestone of academic excellent and service to the immediate and wider environment.
“Today’s convocation is for the award of degrees to combined graduals’ of the year 2016, 2017 and 2018. For this, we must thank the visionary foresight of the Kano state Government, the sacrifice of the staff and students as well as materials and moral support of parents and guardians” the Chancellor appreciated.
Earlier, the Vice Chancellor Yusuf Maitama Sule University professor Mustapha Ahmed Isah explained that with current student population of 11, 471 students, the university runs 32 academic degree programs spread over five faculties, namely humanities, education, sciences, social and management sciences and Basic medical sciences.
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