Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto
Sokoto State Government is working in partnership with the council and management of the Sokoto State University to establish faculties of Medicine, Engineering and Information and Communication Technology in the institution.
The State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, stated this at the inauguration of the new executives of the Federated Organisation of Sokoto State Students Association (FOSOSSA) in Sokoto at the weekend.
He stated that the construction of the three new faculties would be executed through direct labour.
According to him, competent professionals would be engaged in designing the faculties. â€œProfessionals comprising retired and serving engineers will be utilised for the project â€œhe said.
He posited that the idea behind the project was to improve the activities of the institution.
The governor emphasised that the state university would be run in line with national standards adding that his administration was doing its best to address the infrastructural challenges confronting state-owned tertiary institutions which included Shehu Shagari College of Education, College of Midwifery, Tambuwal, Sultan Abdularahman College of Health Technology Gwadabawa and College of Nursing Sokoto.
He assured the students that government would soon appoint a special adviser on studentsâ€™ matters in the state.
While congratulating the youths for the signing into Law of â€˜Not Too Young to Run Billâ€™ into Law, Tambuwal stressed thatÂ his administration would continue to partner with them for the progress of the state.
He therefore, admonished the new FOSOSSA leadership to operate with listening ears and the students to always be law abiding and good ambassadors of the state.