By Abubakar Baba Ahmad.
The European Union EU has selected Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ATBU Bauchi for an International Grant to run a 36 months Master Degree programme in Artificial Intelligence AI.
In a statement, the Director Information and Public Relations of the Institute Zailani Bappah said ATBU was selected among eight other Universities across the world with five in Nigeria and three in Europe.
According to the statement, the approval given by the EU Culture Executive Agency was to establish an International Msc Programme in embedded Artificial Intelligence as part of its vision for human capacity development in Higher Institutions.
It further notes that the EU erasmus is aimed at integrating artificial capabilities into embedded system to enhance skill set for modelling, design and analysis for Engineers.
The statement also highlights the capability of the programme to strengthen the Nigerian Higher Education training curricular with state-of-the-art, European standard technology.
The benefitting institutions according to the statement includes Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, the University of Portharcourt, the University of Abuja, the Obafemi Awolowo University and the Michael Okpara University, Umudike.