The Katsina State-owned Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, (UMYU), yesterday took possession of the completed multi-billion naira Faculty of Agriculture, located at Layin Minista in Malumfashi Local government Area.
A statement by the varsity’s Head of Press and Protocols, Abdulhamid K. Danjuma said the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunusi Mamman stated this while conducting the Chairman and members of the Governing Council of the University around the faculty’s premises to inspect the entire project and the facilities provided.
According to the statement, the Vice-Chancellor further stated that the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari facilitated the grant of N3 billion from the TETFund in addition to N1 billion also approved by the state government for the execution of the project.
He further commended Governor Masari for the timely release of the approved funds which enabled the execution of the project as scheduled.
He urged the university management to ensure adequate maintenance of the facilities, promising that the university would do its best in ensuring proper use of all the facilities at the faculty.
The Pro-Chancellor and the Chairman of the Governing Council, Prof. Mu’uta Ibrahim expressed satisfaction over the quality of the job done and called for proper utilisation of the facilities provided for teaching, learning and research.