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VC receives House of Assembly Committees

Kano State House of Assembly Standing Committees on Higher Education and Health have visited Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK).

Speaking during the visit, the Chairman of Higher Education Committee, Hon. Ali Ibrahim Isah Shanono and Chairman of Health Committee, Hon. Nuhu Abdullahi Achika said they were at the University for a meeting with its management for input in respect of the Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital Bill.

The Bill is for conversion of the Hospital to YUMSUK Teaching Hospital.

The Chairmen of the Committees pledged the support of the Kano State House of Assembly to enable the university get a befitting teaching hospital.

They commended the Vice-Chancellor for the remarkable developments recorded in the University.

“We are happy with the zeal and commitment of the Vice-Chancellor in attracting developments to the University,” they said.

Responding, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Mukhtar Atiku Kurawa has restated the institution’s commitment in producing qualified medical doctors.

“Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano is taking proactive measures towards ensuring that it produces qualitative medical doctors for the state and beyond,” he told the visitors.

Prof. Kurawa, who received members of the Committees in his office at the main campus of the university, renewed commitment towards uplifting the standard of the institution.

The Vice Chancellor appealed to the House of Assembly, through the Committees, to look at the possibility of changing the name of the Hospital from Muhammad Abdullahi Wase to Yusuf Maitama Sule University Teaching Hospital to enable the institution source for development interventions.

He explained that intervention agencies required that the hospital carry the name of the university as requirement for their intervention.

Prof. Kurawa said that Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) had made a lot of recommendations to the University with regard to the proposed Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital in order to make it suitable for sound MBBS programme.

The University, with the support of Kano State Government, he said, was working tirelessly to ensure that the hospital fulfilled the requirements which would gulf billions of Naira in construction of students’ hostels, academic block and provision of equipment, among others.

“In fulfilling all the requirements, the university has to source for interventions from development agencies as the burden is too heavy on the government and the donors require for the hospital to carry the name of the university,’’ said the Vice Chancellor.

“Our MBBS students will soon start their clinical services,” he added.

He enumerated some of the achievements recorded in the university since his resumption to office, including academic progression and provision of infrastructural development, such as roads, hostels, among others.

Prof. Kurawa said: “The University is making effort to ensure sound footing of its medicine programme, through which it intended to produce qualified medical doctors in the society.”

He expressed appreciation to the members and the House for coming with laws that have direct bearing on the lives of the teeming people of the society.

“Prof. Kurawa said: “The University is making effort to ensure sound footing of its medicine programme, through which it intended to produce qualified medical doctors in the society.”