Kano Govt Renames State University After Aliko Dangote
The Kano State Executive Council has approved the renaming of Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil.
The state’s Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, who revealed this in a statement on Saturday, said the decision followed recommendations by the university’s visitation panel.
He said the university will now be called Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology (ADUST), Wudil.
Mr Dangote is Africa’s richest man and one of the country’s most generous philanthropists.
Mr Garba further explained that the approval has been transmitted to the state’s House of Assembly to study the relevant laws establishing the university and make amendments where necessary.