ABOUT NORTHWEST UNIVERSITY KANO
To address the need for the establishment of a second state university in the state, a Technical Committee was inaugurated by His Excellency, Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Thursday 24th November, 2011 at the Ante-Chamber, Government House, Kano and charged it with the responsibility of articulating a blue print for the exercise. An Academic Brief along with the draft law for the establishment of the university were prepared by the committee, its future Academic Plans and the physical plan of the university were all developed and presented to Government. With the formal permission granted by the National university commission Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, FNSE inaugurated an Implementation Committee for the establishment of the University on Tuesday, 27th March, 2012 at Aminu Kano House, Abuja. The Implementation Committee headed by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar was immediately set up and inaugurated to work out all the requirements for the smooth takeoff of the institution including the appointment of the Principal Officers, Founding Deans, Academic and Non Academic Staff, admission of the 1st set of students, production of staff conditions of service, students examination regulations, syllabuses among others. The formation of the four take-up faculties namely the faculty of Education, Humanities, Social and Management Sciences and the faculty of science were all concretized by the the committee. A total number of 14 academic departments with 28 programmes were approved for the university by the National university commission. Our mission is to provide educational training, research and community service for development taking cognisance of the cultural heritage of the host community.
NORTHWEST UNIVERSITY KANO LOCATION
Gidan Ado Bayero, Kofar Nassarawa, Kano, Nigeria
Box Kano Kano State