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History

Our History, Development and Future Projections

YUMSUK's History

Formation of the Technical Committee

The Technical Committee compiled and submitted its report to the Government, and His Excellency, Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso presented the report to the state house of assembly for the legal backing to establish the university. Thereafter the National University Commission was contacted for a final permission to establish the university. The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday, 27th March, 2012 at Abuja officially granted permit for the establishment of Northwest University, Kano as the 37th State University and the 123rd University in the Nigerian University System.

With the formal permission granted by the National university commission the Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, FNSE inaugurated an Implementation Committee for the establishment of the University on Tuesday, 27th March, 2012 at Aminu Kano House, Abuja. The Implementation Committee headed by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar was immediately set up and inaugurated to work out all the requirements for the smooth takeoff of the institution including the appointment of the Principal Officers, Founding Deans, Academic and Non Academic Staff, admission of the 1st set of students, production of staff conditions of service, students examination regulations, syllabuses among others. The formation of the four take-up faculties namely the faculty of Education, Humanities, Social and Management Sciences and the faculty of science were all concretized by the the committee. A total number of 14 academic departments with 28 programmes were approved for the university by the National university commission.

The composition of the implementation committee consisted the following:

SN NAME RANK
i. Dr. Hafiz Abubakar (Now Professor)
Bayero University, Kano
Chairman
ii. Professor Muhammad Yahuza
Bello Bayero University, Kano
Member
iii. Professor Fatima Batul Mukhtar
Bayero University, Kano
Member
iv. Dr. Binta Tijjani Jibril
Bayero University, Kano assigned
Member
v. Professor Umar Garba Dambatta
National Communications Commission, Abuja
Member
vi. Dr. Umar Faruk Jibril
Hon. Commissioner of Information, Kano State
Member
vii. Barrister Maliki Kuliya Umar
Hon. Commissioner of Justice, Kano State
Member
viii. Alh. Umar Haruna Doguwa
Hon. Commissioner Ministry for Higher Education, Kano
Member
ix. Arc. Sani Ali
Director Physical Planning Bayero University, Kano
Member
x. Dr. Nasir Ibrahim Dantiye
Retired Civil Servant
Member
xi. Alh. Aminu Abba
National Universities Commission, Abuja
Member
xii. Dr. Abdulkadir Muhammad
Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil
Member
xiii. Alh. Faruk Muhammad Yanganau
Kwara State University, Malete
Member
xiv. Alh. Sanusi Abdullahi Nassarawa
National Library Board, Abuja
Member
xv. Alh. Abdullahi M. Gezawa
Permanent Secretary Establishment
Office of the Head of Civil Service, Kano
Member
xvi. Alh. Muhammadu Nadu Yahaya
Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Lands and Survey, Kano
Member
xvii. Alh. Abba Kabiru Yusuf
Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Works and Housing, Kano
Member
xviii. Alh. Usman Bala Muhammad
Director Administration and General Services
Ministry of Environment, Kano
Secretary

 

Our Philosophy

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.

Our Mission

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.

Our Vision

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.