By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The management of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, has expressed their appreciation to Zazzau Emirate for its accommodating of the University Community peacefully since it’s establishment.
Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Ibrahim Garba who stated this at a meeting with the host communities organized in preparation for the 41st Convocation ceremony held at the Postgraduate School Auditorium.
He said, there is no day that crisis has occurred between the University and the host communities.
According to the Vice Chancellor, Zazzau Emirate has a tradition of hosting people of diverse and various cultural backgrounds because of those coming for education in the University.
He said. Zazzau community is very unique in its relationship with the University Community.
The Vice Chancellor lamented the situation that their children are not applying for engineering courses and advised parents to encourage their children to study engineering courses.
Professor Ibrahim Garba urged the communities to put understanding on policies the University management can bring forward which may not be good for the host communities but it is a policy that must be implemented.
He said the University has been left in a very difficult situation considering the cosmopolitan nature they find themselves.
Adding that, all the measures taken by the University is for good of the communities.