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Courtesy Visit of His Royal Highness, Alhaji Dr. Surajo Jankado Labbo (Sarkin Hausawan Turai)

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His Royal Highness, Alhaji Dr. Surajo Jankado Labbo, Sarkin Hausawan Turai (Europe) has paid a courtesy visit to Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) on Wednesday, 25th November 2020. His Highness, Dr. Surajo, a well-recognized Emir of the Hausa Community in Europe, who came in the company of his entourage, stated that the visit was his first in the university, since its establishment in 2018. According to him, “I’m especially happy with the progress of this university in Kano State”.

On behalf of Europe's Emirate Council, he appreciated the management of Skyline University for the warm reception and setting up a reputable institution of higher learning in Kano state. He assured them of his highest support. “One thing we can assure you, is our support to the university to achieve a successful operation within the Kano community”. 

Professor Sudhakar Kota, the Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria, in his remark, stated that he has heard so much about the Emir and it gladdened his heart to formally welcome him to the university for the first time. He noted that Skyline University Nigeria is an initiative of the UAE, aimed at bridging the gap in education in Nigeria and the world over. “Its always been our endeavour to contribute to the advancement of education, not only in Kano State but Nigeria at Large”.

“Our goal is to empower the youth with knowledge, skills and value-based education so that they can be resourceful and have the right manpower, based on the urgent need to build a critical mass of indigenous African graduates who will drive and sustain impactful researches and solutions to industry experts in Nigeria, West Africa, and the Global Community”.

Earlier, His Highness, Dr. Surajo was welcomed ceremoniously by the management of SUN, including Mr. Firoj Kumar Rauta, the University Registrar; Ms. Surada Maganti, the Director of Academic Support Services and Engr. Bashir Garba, the Head of Corporate Affairs Department.