Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education in Kumbotso, Kano State, has been upgraded to a University of Education.
Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, disclosed the upgrade in a letter of recognition of the institution to the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Tuesday in Abuja.
The NUC boss commended the Governor for establishing the university, stressing that the institution would go a long way in meeting the state’s education needs.
“Having met the requirements, consequence upon the receipt of your letter and the former presentation of necessary documents, I write on behalf of NUC that with effect from Tuesday, 14 February 2023, Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education is recognised as the 61st state and 221st University Nigeria.
“By this recognition letter, JAMB, TETFund and NYSC have been notified of the establishment of this university,” he said.