Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr. Aisha Buhari, according to reports has revealed her plans to establish a private university which is to be known as ‘Muhammadu Buhari University’.
She made this known over the weekend during a townhall meeting in Yola organized by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa state.
The President’s wife, who did not state when or where the university will be sited, explained that the university would be in collaboration with partners from Sudan and Qatar.
Aisha, who complained about the problems facing education in the state, called for active support of the state indigenes in complementing government efforts.
“I cannot conclude without suggesting how we can complement the efforts of the government in achieving some of its developmental goals.
“On this note, I would like to advocate for the establishment of Adamawa Development Trust Fund through which prioritized development projects can be financed and implemented,” Aisha Buhari stated.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), other speakers at the meeting include Prof. Shehu Iya of Modibbo Adama University, Yola, who spoke on education; Prof. Auwal Abubakar of Federal Medical Centre, Yola, who spoke on health; and Mrs. Helen Mathias who spoke on women and youth.
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