Categories

January 19, 2021

My News on Point

Daily News Update From Top News Blog Around The World | Your News on The Go

Senator lauds Buhari for signing Modibbo Adama University bill into law

3 min read

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), AishatuDahiru Ahmed (Binani) on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Modibbo Adama University bill into law.

The senator, who initiated the bill in the 7th National Assembly, said the Modibbo Adama University can now run all approved academic programmes like any other conventional University.

She said the bill will also create more placements for youths seeking admission into the university.

Mrs Ahmed, who made her feelings known in a statement in Abuja, said the assent of the President was heart-warming.

She said: “It is heartwarming to note the gracious assent by Mr President to this bill. Precisely on the 6th of January 2021, Mr President assented to the bill converting MAUTECH to a Conventional University and to also run medical programmes alongside social and management sciences among others.

“This therefore means the Modibbo Adama University can now run all approved academic programs as any other conventional University across the country including medical and other allied sciences.

“On behalf of the good people of Adamawa and Taraba states, Mr President we remain eternally grateful for this gesture.

“This will no doubt encourage our teeming youths seeking placements into Tertiary Institutions specifically in these difficult times.

“Apart from leading in technology, the new law will make Modibbo Adama University to be truly universal with broader courses and enhanced opportunities.”

The senator gave the background of the bill and why she championed it to create opportunities for students in Adamawa, Taraba and other states in the North-East.

She added: “The move I started in the 7th NASS at the House of Representatives when I represented Yola North, Yola South and Girei Federal Constituency to convert Modibbo Adama University of Technology, (MAUTECH) Yola to conventional university and run medical programmes alongside other social and management sciences has finally seen the light of the day.

The motion for the urgent establishment of a medical school at Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola and to upgrade the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, to a University Teaching Hospital was moved before the Senate and was later presented by Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed Binani as a Bill titledModibbo Adama University Bill for a first reading before the Senate. The Bill was later laid for second reading.

Dangote adbanner 728x90_2 (1)

As a prerequisite for the passage of the bill, a well-attended public hearing was organized where key stakeholders actively participated and gave resounding support for the conversion.

Consequently, the Bill was finally passed by the Senate and sent to the President for assent.

Support PREMIUM TIMES’ journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401…






PT Mag Campaign AD




Source link

Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow Us
  • Contribute to MyNewsonPoint - Register to become an author to contribute with your knowledge.
  • Send breaking news, releases, photos or videos of happenings around the world Us via
Live Updates COVID-19 CASES
  • World 96,288,013
    World
    Confirmed: 96,288,013
    Active: 25,370,382
    Recovered: 68,860,956
    Death: 2,056,675
  • USA 24,646,327
    USA
    Confirmed: 24,646,327
    Active: 9,680,006
    Recovered: 14,557,409
    Death: 408,912
  • UK 3,466,849
    UK
    Confirmed: 3,466,849
    Active: 1,828,804
    Recovered: 1,546,575
    Death: 91,470
  • Italy 2,400,598
    Italy
    Confirmed: 2,400,598
    Active: 535,524
    Recovered: 1,781,917
    Death: 83,157
  • Nigeria 112,004
    Nigeria
    Confirmed: 112,004
    Active: 20,616
    Recovered: 89,939
    Death: 1,449
  • Ghana 58,065
    Ghana
    Confirmed: 58,065
    Active: 1,924
    Recovered: 55,789
    Death: 352
//zuphaims.com/afu.php?zoneid=3682068