Senate Approves Establishment Of Federal University Of Agriculture, Zuru
Senate President Bukola Saraki

The Nigerian Senate has on Wednesday approved the bill which allows for the establishment of Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State.

The bill passed the third reading on the floor of the Senate after a report by the committee on Tertiary Institution and TETFUND.

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3. Report of the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND on the Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State (Est, etc) Bill, 2019 (SB. 686) by Senator Barau Jibrin.

The bill was sponsored by Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, Deputy Senate Leader representing Kebbi South.

Chairman of the committee Sen Barau I. Jibrin (Kano) presented the report containing recommendations for the establishment of the university and was seconded by Sen Bassey Akpan.

Senator Akpan Bassey seconds that the Senate does consider the report of the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND on the Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State (Est, etc) Bill, 2019 (SB. 686).

The bill was adopted and approved by the Senate presided over by the Senate President Bukola Saraki.

“The potentials that Zamfara, Zuru, and part of Niger represent as far as this university is concern, in view of the fact that there are indications that there will be foreign investment that will even assist the university. I think Nigerians should be happy with this,” Bukola Saraki said.