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Kebbi Agric varsity to take off September 2020 – Nanono

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Rayyan Alhassan
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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has disclosed that the Federal University of Agriculture in Kebbi State will take off in September, 2020.

DAILY NIGERIAN recalls that the College of Agriculture, Zuru was upgraded to the status of a university by the National Assembly in 2018.

In a statement from the agriculture ministry on Tuesday, Mr Nanono made the disclosure at the inauguration of the Interim Management Committee for the university, on Monday, in Abuja.

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According to the minister, the university would introduce new, flexible and locally relevant programmes for strengthening the link between Agriculture and entrepreneurship in the country.

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 “There is no doubt in my mind that the establishment of this university is a great addition to the fortunes of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as it will tremendously add to the national capacity in agriculture and food security,” he said.

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He said the Interim Management Committee was constituted to facilitate the operational commencement of the institution.

“The Committee is not to be regarded as a Governing Board but an Adhoc structure that is expected to work with the Interim Vice Chancellor to provide good governance on one hand and effectively implement projects and programmes on the other hand for the smooth take-off of the university, pending the appointment of the Governing Board,” the Minister said

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The Minister tasked the management of the university to harness the talents of the highly experienced individuals selected to serve in this committee for maximum impact for the benefit of the institution and the Nation.

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