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Northwest University Renamed after Maitama Sule by Kano State Government

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
at large”.

Kano State  Commissioner of Information, Malam Mohammed Garba, announced the decision at a news conference in Kano on Thursday.

Garba also said the council had approved the renaming of Dawaki road where the residence of the deceased was located to Yusuf Maitama Sule.
The commissioner added that the council had equally renamed Yusuf Maitama Sule link road to Jafaru Dan Malam link road.It is therefore advice that prospective applicants to Northwest university should monitor further information that would be coming up on this blog about the institution under the name, Yusuf maitama Sule University.

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