‘Muhammadu Buhari’varsity with Sudanese, Qatar partners underway – Aisha
By Steve Oko
Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has hinted of her plan to establish a private university.
She said the university which will be in collaboration with some Sudanese and Qata partners would be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”.
This is coming months after the allegation of her aide’s involvement in financial scam involving billions of naira.
The Nigerian First Lady disclosed this on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Yola organized by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa.
She, however, refused to disclose when or where the university would be sited.
Aisha lamented the challenges facing education and various sectors in the state, and called for active support of the state indigenes in complementing government efforts.
“I cannot conclude without suggesting how we can complement the efforts of government in achieving some of its developmental goals.
“On this note, I would like to advocate for the establishment of Adamawa Development Trust Fund through which prioritized developmental projects can be financed and implemented,” she said. Amb.
Wawa News Global gathered that other speakers at the meeting include Prof. Shehu Iya of Modibbo Adama University, Yola, who spoke on education; Prof. Auwal Abubakar of Federal Medical Centre, Yola, who spoke on health; and Mrs Helen Mathias who spoke on women and youths.
At the town hall meeting also were Mallam Umar Abubakar who spoke on security; Gen. Buba Marwa on drugs; Sen. Silas Zwingina on Good Governance, and Dr Umar Bindir who spoke on Poverty.
It was a gathering of ‘who is who’ from across the political divides in Adamawa state.
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