Tertiary Education: Katsina receives N3bn support


The Katsina State Government has received N3bn support from the Federal Government to construct Faculty of Agriculture of Ummaru Musa ‘Yar’aduaUniversity.

The Faculty of Agriculture buildings are at Layin Minista in Malumfashi Local Government Area. Ummaru Musa ‘Yar’adua University is owned by Katsina State Government and it’s located in Katsina, the State capital.

The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Sunusi Mamman disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Katsina

He said Gov Aminu Masari solicited for N3 billion from the Federal Government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund and that the state government added N1billion to execute the project.

The Vice Chancellor commended Governor Masari for sourcing the fund from the Federal Government and for releasing the N1 billion counterpart fund for the project He said the buildings comprised lecture theatres administration block laboratories ranching area and animal breeding spots among others

He further explained that the buildings had been handed over to the university for its Use



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