By Abdullahi Jalalalluden
The Vice Chancellor of Saadatu Rimi University of Education Kano Professor Isa Yahaya Bunkure says the Institution has received tremendous financial and Moral support from Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf’s Administration from inception to date.
Professor Isa Yahaya Bunkure disclosed this during an interview with journalist in Kano
He said Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has demonstrated zeal and commitment towards uplifting the standard of education from primary education up to tertiary level by appropriating the sum over twenty seven Billion Naira to Education in the 2024 Budget.
” Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf magminously approved the sum of over four billion Naira for infrastructural development in Saadatu Rimi University of Education,among which includes construction of a modern and befitting senate chamber.
” We are highly pleased with this concern for the development of the educational sector exhibited by his Excellency”
The Vice Chancellor maintained that the University has completely been transformed from a college of Education to a full pledged University of Education, recognized by the National Universities Commission,and the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.
“We are now a full university of Education with our license from the National Universities Commission Abuja,with all the salient requirements satisfied “
Professor Isa Yahaya Bunkure noted that as a result of completing all the requirements of a University,the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board gave the University an admission quota of two thousand and ninety candidates for Admission into the University for 2023/2024 academic session.
” Another aspect of our upgrade to a full pledged University is bthe the aspect of getting qualified man power, which comprises of Academic and non-academic staff”
“We have a total number of one thousand three hundred and twenty two staff ,out to which eight hundred and seventy six are academic staff, while three hundred and seventy one are non academic and seventy five are teaching in our staff school “
Professor Isa Yahaya Bunkure added that the Saadatu Rimi University of Education have more academic staff with higher degrees than those that a bachelor degree,stressing that this a Clear demonstration of the readiness for quality education.