Executives of the Kano Rotary Club have paid a courtesy visit to Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) on Thursday, 10th May 2021. The President of the Rotary club, Mr. Kassim Yakubu, speaking on the purpose of his team visit, stated that, his organization would like to start up a club for students of the university, to give back to the community as well as develop their personal and professional skills. He added that it would strengthen the existing relationship with the university and upon availability.
Mr. Kassim who gave a brief history of the club's establishment stated, that the club was established on 14th May 1984 and had carried notable projects in Kano and its environments, such as polio campaign, establishing study centers for the less privileged, most especially for the children and women. The club according to him has also ventured into outreach programs, where they dig well for urban communities in Kano State. On behalf of the Kano Rotery Club, he appreciated the management of Skyline University Nigeria for the warm reception.
The Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria, Professor Ajith Kumar V.V in his remarks, stated that he has heard so much about the Kano Rotary Club and it gladdened his heart to formally welcome him to the university. 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. The Vice-Chancellor added.
Prof. Ajith shared some of his personal experience as an active member of the Rotract club in India and expressed his happiness to experience a similar thing in Kano. He added that SUN Would be happy to have a rotary club in the University and urged his team to put all the necessary efforts together to make it happen and allowed the students to take ownership.
Other members of SUN management who made contributions in the meeting were the University Registrar, Mr. Haruna Aliyu, the Director of Academic Support Service, Ms. Sarada Maganti, and the Head of Sports, Mr. Musa Mohammed.