Kano Renames Science University After Aliko Dangote

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By; JABIRU A HASSAN,Kano.

Kano State Executive Council has approved the renaming of Kano State University of Science and Technlogy (KUST), Wudil.

The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who revealed this in a statement on Saturday, said the development followed recommendation by the university’s visitation panel.

He stated the institution is now to be called Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology (ADUST), Wudil.

Malam Garba further explained that the approval has been transmitted to the state House of Assembly to study the relevant laws establishing the university for amendment.

In an interview with some residents in Kano, they told our correspondent gathered that the decision is being welcomed by the citizens.

They described Aliko Dangote as a patriotic person whose philanthropic activities promoted education in Nigeria.

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