The Jama’atul Izalatul Bid’a Waikamatus Sunnah, JIBWIS, on Monday said Jigawa state government had allocated 65hectares of land to the group for the establishment of Islamic University at Hadejia local government area in the state.
The National Chairman of the group, Bala Lau, stated this at the official launching of Save for Ram, a product of Save for Ram Ltd., aimed at alleviating stresses associated with the purchase of rams in fulfilment of spiritual obligations during EID-al-Adha.
According to him, JIBWIS formally received the Certificate of land allocation through the Emir of Hadejia, Abubakar Maje.
He added that the implementation committee would be set up for the actualization of the university and would shoulder the responsibility of estimating the cost and the courses.
Mr Lau noted that the state, being a peaceful place and investment friendly, is also an epicentre for North-eastern states, hence the decision to establish the institution.
The national chairman also disclosed that the association had generated about N264M in three years through animal skin donations to JIBWIS by Muslim ummah across the country.
He added that the money is used for the establishment Manara Television, Abubakar Gumi Guest House and will soon construct a mosque and clinic out of the funds.
Also commenting, Governor Badaru Abubakar promised to give all the necessary support for the actualization of the university.