Fed Uni Dutsinma Signs MoU With West Georgia Uni On Research, Others

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By; SULAIMAN AHMED MISAU, Katsina

Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA) in Katsina State and University of West Georgia, (UWG) United States of America (USA), have signed five years Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost teaching, learning and research.

A statement by Public Relations Officer (PRO) of FUDMA, Malam Habibu Umar Aminu said that the signing of the MOU was done virtually between the two institutions, where FUDMA Vice Chancellor, Professor Armay’u Hamisu Bichi signed on behalf of FUDMA, while Dr. Daryush Ila, Vice President, Innovation and Research Board of Regent, signed for UWG.

Malam Umar Aminu said under the MOU, cross fertilisation of researches, ideas and facilities should be used for mutual benefit of the two institutions staff and students in the areas of Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Medical Microbiology, Biochemistry, Parasitology, Entomology, Medical Virology, Animal Nutrition, Aquatic Ecology and Wild Life Ecology.

Other areas of mutual benefit of the two institutions according to Habibu Umar Aminu include exchange of journal publications, academic materials and other information relevant to research and learning as well as UWG providing FUDMA with relevant information on available opportunities for Post Graduate studies such as scholarships, fellowships research grants and conference sponsorships.

Malam Habibu explained that,     FUDMA stands to benefit from learning experiences such as Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Technical visits and participation in Seminars, Workshops and other academic meetings.

“This is in addition to availing FUDMA with facilities, resources and mentorship at UWG,” Malam Habibu Umar reiterated.

Malam Habibu Umar Aminu disclosed that, Professor, Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi while speaking shortly after signing the MOU described the event as a “Milestone achievement and memorable one that will boost teaching and learning between the two institutions and humanity at large.”

He said Professor Bichi assured of his resolve and readiness to continue to explore more of such opportunities for staff and students of FUDMA to showcase their academic prowess of which the University was known for. adding that, “FUDMA is committed to boosting teaching and research.”

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