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Kano State Renames University After Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man

The Kano state government has approved the renaming of Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil after Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.

Dangote is the Chancellor of the University.

The Kano State Executive Council approved the renaming at its last sitting presided over by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

In a statement on Sunday, Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, said renaming of the institution followed recommendation by the university’s Visitation Panel.

The statement said the institution is now to be called Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology (ADUST), Wudil.

The statement further explained that the approval has been transmitted to the State House of Assembly to study the relevant laws establishing the university for amendment.

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