The Emir of Zuru, Alhaji Muhammad Sani-Sami, has pledged to support the new Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru in Kebbi, to take off fully.
The monarch made the pledge on Tuesday at his palace in Zuru, when the university’s management, accompanied by the state Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Mukhtar Umar-Bunza and that of Information, Alhaji Mamuda Warrah, paid him a courtesy visit.
“Zuru community is ready to support the take off of the university.
“Some sons and daughters of the emirate are ready to donate their houses for the take off of the university, and I am ready to support you within and outside the state.
“I want to urge politicians to allow the Vice Chancellor to work, you should stop all politicking and allow him to work; and we thank you,” the Emir said.
Earlier, Umar-Bunza told the emir that the team was in Zuru to seek for the Emir’s support and blessings.
Also, the Interim Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Musa Isyaku-Ahmad, informed the emir that the university would begin academic session by September.
He promised that graduates of the university would be job creators and not jobs seekers.
“The programmes of the university will be focused on vocational and entrepreneurship to enable them stand different among other graduates in the country,” the vice chancellor said.