By PHILIBUS DAUDA, Kaduna
Kano state government has donated N10 million to the Federal University Dutse for the infrastructural development, Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Jibrilla Dahiru Amin has announced.
JATUSKI Communications gathered this from a statement made available, signed by Director General,Media and Communications, to the Kano State Governor, Halilu Ibrahim Dantiye, which informed that the disclosure was made in a speech at the maiden convocation and installation of Chancellor of the university on Saturday, adding the contribution assisted in solving some of the immediate challenges faced by the young institution.
Prof. Jibrilla disclosed that out of 200 students admitted in 2011, 71 have completed their studies perfectly with five of them graduating with first class degrees.
In his speech, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State appreciated the quality courses offered by the university, describing the out-going Vice Chancellor, Prof Jibirilla, as a great manager of human and material resources who laid a solid foundation for sustainablity of the university.
Dr. Ganduje urged the in-coming Vice Chancellor, Prof Abubakar Musa Kundiri to emulate and continue with what his predecessor started with a view of making the university one of the best in the country.
Turning to the graduating students, the governor called on them to be good ambassadors of institute and to contribute their best in making Nigeria great again.
Earlier, the Pro Chancellor, Prof Toaheed Adedoja led dignitaries in the installation of the university Chancellor, Dr Shekarau Angyu, who is also the Chairman, Taraba state Council of Chiefs.
Meanwhile, Governor Ganduje has inspected a mosque been constructing by Ganduje Foundation at the premises of the university.The governor promised to complete the project soon and to provide the edifice with best finishing materials.