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Sultanate Plans To Establish All Women University In Sokoto

The Sultanate Council of
Sokoto plans to establish all
women Medical University in
Sokoto, the Sultan of Sokoto,
Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, has

“The council has already
applied to the state
government for land and the
application is receiving positive
attention,” Abubakar said on
Monday in Sokoto at a
meeting of the state
Education Development Trust
He explained that the aim of
the proposed university was
to further boost the
education of women in the
state in particular and in
Nigeria in general.

He said the council was
making arrangements to
convene a meeting with
prominent indigenes of the
state on Dec. 27 to
brainstorm on the state of
education in the state.

According to the sultan the
meeting will assess the
achievements recorded in the
sector and profer the way

“Already, a technical
committee for the meeting
has been set up and it will
soon swing into action,” he

Abubakar commended the
state government for paying
attention to education and
other aspects of human

He also commended some
prominent indigenes of the
state for their assistance to
revamp education in the state.
“Some prominent indigenes of
the state have renovated and
equipped several schools, “he

Governor Aliyu Wamakko,
who spoke through Alhaji
Sahabi Gada, Secretary to the
state government, promised
that government would assist
the Trust Fund to realise its
He also pledged that
government would give
attention to the development
of education.

In his remark, the Chairman,
Board of Trustees of the
Fund, Alhaji Shehu Shagari,
said the board currently has
over N90 million in its coffers.
“Over 90 per cent of the
assistance we have receiving
comes from the state
government, the 23 local
governments and the
Sultanate Council.

“We have been training the
youths of the state in ICT and
various types of skills to
complement the efforts of the
government,” the former
President said.

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