Buoyed by the tradition of success, Students of Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) have distinguished themselves and made the institution proud at the first fire summit in Kano. Four students, representing different departments of the university; Aisha Zannah (300 level Mass Communication); Abba Abbator (300 level Economics); Fatima Zannah (200 level Software Engineering) and Andy Simon Yalams (200 level Computer Science), have emerged first place, following their presentations at the First Fire Summit in Kano State, held in the auditorium of the Dala Autopeadic Hospital on Wednesday, 11th November 2020.
The event with the theme, “Climate Change and Socio-Economic Development; Harnessing Critical Stakeholders Input towards Minimizing Incessant Fire Outbreaks and Other Induced Blights”, was organized by the Kano Command, Fire Service in conjunction with Bayero University Kano (BUK) was presented by various schools, as part of the tradition of the Fire Service to hold fire week, annually in fulfilment of one of its core mandate, I.e. public enlightenment.
The award is yet another good news for Skyline University Nigeria, which had already experienced a lot of tremendous successes, especially in terms of students’ success in in past competitions, such as the Google Hashcode competition, 4th Edition of the Women Founders Conference amongst others. To further reward their efforts and motivate more participation for future Fire Service events, the management of Kano State Fire Service Department, presented the participants with awards, respectively.
The event attracted numerous dignitaries from all works of life, including Fire Service personnel, Lecturers from various universities, Teachers and Students of Secondary Schools, among others. While receiving the award on behalf of the university, Aisha Zannah, eulogized the Fire Service for creating a unique platform to engage so many stakeholders, including students of SUN to make contributions and give insights that will enlighten the general public.
In his speech, Mr. Nazim Islam, Head of the Students’ Service Department who accompanied students to the event, congratulated the students for securing the first place by their outstanding presentations and coordination. “It pleased me to say, that you have made us proud through your participation and we applaud your dedicated efforts. I look forward to more of these achievements in the nearest future”.