Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) and the Technology Incubation Centre, Kano are expected to forge a new agreement on entrepreneurship, community support outreach, internships, and Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES). This was made known, during a return visit of the members of the Technology Incubation Centre, Kano to SUN campus on 29th March 2022.
Having moved to agree, SUN and the Centre have opened the doors to enter into a new phase of collaboration that is marked by deeper economic initiative for the local community. The visit will also add value to both establishments, especially as it will provide a solution to the problems of unemployment that confront society.
While stating the purpose of his team’s visit, the Centre Manager of the Technology Incubation Centre, Kano, Alh. Yusuf Adamu stated that the center was pleased with the proposal on collaboration during the visit of the University management to the centre, hence the need for a return visit. “We are ready to collaborate with Skyline University Nigeria in terms of entrepreneurial corporation to give the best to the people of Kano state”, he added.
Earlier while receiving the guest, the Dean of School of Arts, Management and Social Sciences (SAMSS) of the University, Dr. Sudha Mavuri stated that there are much that both establishments can do in terms of the many activities that will be agreed upon, especially in line with planning, execution, and monitoring. “We have visited your Center and are happy to work with you, based on your goal of commercialization of research and development which is similar to our vision of bridging the gaps between theory and practice” She stated.
The University Registrar, Mr. Haruna Aliyu who was pleased with the discussion of the meeting, stated that the University is looking forward to having a kind of healthy relationship with the Centre that will not only benefit both establishments but the community as well. “We want to take the initiative that will add value not only to the students but the community by offering some free services in soft skills, digital marketing, and other activities that can impact knowledge.
Other members of the University Management present includes the Dean of the School of Basic Medical Science (SBMS), Dr. Isa Usman Lawal, the Head of Marketing, Mr. Chuka Ufondu Bennett, the Corporate Affairs Supervisor, Mr. Saka Shehu, and members of the Media and Communications Department.