We are pleased to bring it forth that the Kano State Government has renamed its Northwest University as Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano. Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule was a Nigerian politician, acclaimed orator diplomat elder-statesman and the Dan masanin Kano. In 1955-1956 he was the chief whip of the Federal House of Representatives and hailed from Kano State.
It noted that the decision was unanimously agreed by the Executive Council during an extraordinary meeting of the council Wednesday night “to immortalize Late Danmasanin Kano Alhaji Dr Yusuf Maitama Sule due to his immense contributions to the development of Kano, Arewa and Nigeria
Kano State Commissioner of Information, Malam Mohammed Garba, announced the decision at a news conference in Kano on Thursday.