The Management of Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ajith Kumar V.V. has paid a courtesy visit to National Board for Technology Incubation Center, Kano on Wednesday 2nd February, 2022. The visit was paid to solidify existing relationship with the center, see the facilities provided and understand the various prototypes of organizational models and their operations with a view to establishing the University’s incubation center. The Vice-Chancellor led team, includes the Dean of School of Arts, Management and Social Sciences, (SAMSS) Dr. Sudha Mavuri, and the Corporate Affairs Supervisor, Mr. Saka Shehu.
Prof. Ajith, while speaking on the purpose of his team visit to National Board for Technology Incubation Center, Kano, appreciated the management of the Centre for the warm reception. He pledged SUN support to the Centre, ensuring that both establishment work together to change people’s perceptions from seeking job to creating job in the society through collaborative efforts. “The old ways of producing graduates majorly as employment seekers is no longer relevant in today’s society. We want to create awareness among students on becoming job-creators instead of job-seekers”.
The Center Manager, Alhaji Yusuf Adamu, while receiving the visiting team from SUN, said the aim of the centre is to identify, nurture and translate technology ideas and innovation in the broad area with a focus to serve the society and it will also be a stepping stone for the growth of entrepreneurship activities not only in Kano but Nigeria as a whole. In his words, “The center provides a platform to enthusiastic, zealous, and aspiring entrepreneurs, encouraged talent and innovative thinking and provide opportunities to the potential change makers of the academia and industry, thereby contributing towards bringing a positive change”.
The team also had an opportunity for one-to-one discussion with the Founder: Engausa Global Tech HUB, Engr. Mustapha Habu who shared with SUN Team, various activities the Center is into and how both establishment can come together in promoting entrepreneurial intention amongst students and people of Kano State.