This is to inform you that the newly appointed Chancellor of the University of Benin, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II on Monday formally received the letter of appointment as the Chancellor of the University of Benin from the Minister of Education Malam Ibrahim Shekaurau at his palace in Kano.
In his remarks, the Emir said, “Education should be given the priority attention, it deserves to empower the youth to enable them to be self-reliant and contribute towards the development of the country.
“We should not mind the number of universities but the quality of education the universities give to our youth to make them self reliant.’’
He finally commended the Federal Government for
finding him worthy of the appointment and promised to contribute his quota towards the development of the university.
The Minister of Education while speaking said that the appointment of Emir Sanusi followed the recent directive by President Goodluck to the ministry to review the appointment of chancellors of universities.
“On the recommendation of my humble self, President Goodluck Jonathan approved your appointment as the new Chancellor of the University of Benin.
“This appointment is an honour done to Kano, myself and the Emir who is the father of all of us