Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) and the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) are considering the feasibility of a partnership between the two organizations. This was revealed on Tuesday, 13th October 2020, when Professor Sudhakar Kota, the Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria led a delegation to the NAFDAC Kano office, where he unfolded plans and opportunities that abounds for both organizations. Professor Kota was accompanied by the Representative of the Pro-Chancellor, Mr. Abubakar Sadiq Ismail, the Head of Corporate Affairs Department, Engr. Bashir Garba, the Corporate Affairs Executive, Ms. Nafisa Inuwa and the Media and Communications Officer, Mr. Unique A. Christian.
Speaking to an audience comprised of Pharm. Shabah Muhammad, the Kano State Coordinator, Mrs. Umar, the Head EFSAN, Dr. D. Abba, the Head Chemical Evaluation, Mr. Abubakar Baba Gana, the Head Rano Zonal Office, Mr. Nuraddeen Adamu, Admin and Protocol, Mr. Musa Abdul, the Head North-West Narcotic Control and Mr. Malami, the Quality Assurance Officer. Professor Kota stated that there were prospects and opportunities for collaboration on training, drug awareness programmes, research, SIWESS and Industrial Attachments. He added that he wanted the partnership to be competitive so that stakeholders of both organizations could benefit from it. “We are interested in a long-term relationship with NAFDAC in research exchange that would, in turn, promote our respective institutions”.
Skyline University Nigeria is determined to raise youth to be job creators rather than job seekers, the university would like the students to seize every opportunity to create something new from the university or through her collaborations.
While appreciating the gesture by the visiting team from Skyline University Nigeria. Pharm. Shabah, said he hopes that the partnership extends up to the National Level so that both parties can enjoy the full extent of the collaboration. "The discussions with some of the NAFDAC stakeholders would create room for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).