The Federal Government has approved the establishment of a Federal University in Jigawa State. This was contained in a letter addressed to the Executive Governor of Jigawa State from the office of the education minister.
The letter reads, “I am pleased to inform you that, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of Federal University of Technology at Babura, Jigawa State.
In furtherance of this, kindly provide at least two (2) alternate sites within Babura with a minimum land area of 100 hectares and adequately linked to essential infrastructure notably; access road, national power grid, and proximity to a source of water.
The Technical Team comprising officials from the Ministry, National Universities Commission and other stakeholders will be visiting the State for on-the-spot assessment and consultation with State officials to facilitate speedy implementation.
Please, accept the assurances of my esteemed regards.”