Friday 18th August, 2017
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Sanusi urges varsities to promote researches, innovations

Sanusi urges varsities to promote researches, innovations

The Emir of Kano, Al­haji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has chal­lenged Nigerian universities to initiate researches that could lead to innovations toward boosting techno­logical growth.
Sanusi said that for Ni­geria to become competi­tive on the global stage, it must explore, exploit and utilise science and tech­nological innovations and charged the universities to spearhead such efforts. The monarch spoke in Kano at the weekend, when he re­ceived a delegation from the institution, led by its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Musibau Akanji, in his palace
In a statement, the spokesperson of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Lydia Legbo, quot­ed Sanusi as urging educa­tion managers in the Nige­rian universities to identify challenges peculiar to their system and address them to achieve their mandate.
Sanusi commended the university for its achieve­ments over the years, not­ing that it had remained a leading institution for technology education in Nigeria.

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