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Nigerian Senate Approves Establishment Of Agriculture University In Zuru

Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Photo: Tribune
Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Photo: Tribune

The Nigerian Senate has approved the bill which allows for the establishment of Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi state. The bill passed the third reading on the floor of the Senate after a report by the committee on Tertiary Institution and TETFUND.

The bill was sponsored by Senator Bala Na’Allah, Deputy Senate Leader representing Kebbi South.
The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Barau Jibrin presented the report containing recommendations for the establishment of the agriculture university and was seconded by Sen. Bassey Akpan.

Akpan seconds that the Senate should consider the report of the committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND on the Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi state.
The bill was adopted and approved by the Senate presided over by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

“The potentials that Zamfara, Zuru, and part of Niger represent as far as this university is concern, in view of the fact that there are indications that there will be foreign investment that will even assist the university. I think Nigerians should be happy with this,” the Senate President stated.

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