Kano renames Northwest University after Maitama Sule
The Kano State Executive Council has approved the renaming of Northwest University Kano to Yusuf Maitama Sule University
This is contained in a statement Thursday morning by Tanko Yakasai, Kano State Director General, Media and
Communications, and made available to DAILY POST.
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”.
“The Council also approved the renaming of Dawaki Road where the residence of Late Danmasanin Kano is located to Yusuf
Maitama Sule Road while the current Yusuf Maitama Sule link Road has been renamed Jafaru Dan Mallam Link Road.
“The decision was reached after an extensive deliberation at the extraordinary council, and taking into account people’s calls
from within and outaide Kano, for the state government to honour late Danmasanin Kano since his demise.
“Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s administration is determined to honour sons and daughters of Kano who have sacrificed
their lives to the development of the state”.