• May 12, 2021

Federal University of Agriculture Zuru takes off next year

The Federal Government has said the newly established Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State will take off in September, 2020. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, who stated this while inaugurating the Interim Management Committee for the institution in Abuja, said the federal government was working towards a smooth take-off of the school by September 2020.

The Interim Committee is headed by Prof. Bello Zaki Abubakar, who is also the interim Vice-Chancellor of the university.  The minister noted that the university would ensure the introduction of relevant programmes towards strengthening the link between Agriculture and entrepreneurship in the country.

A statement from the ministry also said the Interim Management Committee was constituted to facilitate the operational commencement of the institution. The committee is expected to, among other things,  work with the Federal Ministry of Education, National Universities Commission, Kebbi State Government, the local community as well as other principal stakeholders in actualizing the smooth take-off of the University.

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST

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