The Federal Government has supported Katsina State with N3 billion to construct the Faculty of Agriculture building at the state-owned university, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU), at Layin Minista in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state.

The UMYU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunusi Mamman, disclosed this to newsmen in Katsina on Saturday.

Mamman said Governor Aminu Masari solicited for N3 billion from the Federal Government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, adding that the state government added N1 billion to execute the project.

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The VC, however, commended Masari for sourcing the fund from the Federal Government and for releasing the N1 billion counterpart fund for the project.

He said the building comprised lecture theatres, administration block, laboratories, ranching area, and animal breeding spots, among others.

Mamman added that the building has been handed over to the university for its use.

The Star



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