By Aliyu Yusuf, Zaria
As part of efforts to create a conducive learning environment for postgraduate students, the Central Bank of Nigeria has donated a Multi-Billion Naira state of the art facilities as centre of Excellence to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)
Handing over the facility, the Deputy Governor Corporate Services Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Suleiman Barau,said the intervention was part of social corporate responsibility, of Central Bank of Nigeria,(CBN)
According to him ,the projects was initiated in April 2009w now completed and handed over today in 2017 would no doubt build human capacity in the area of finance, economics ,account and other allied courses.
He stated that ,the multi- Billion Naira intervention project donated includes, A360- seating capacity Auditorium, E-library ,lecture theatres, syndicate rooms
Others include, accommodation for 164 students, kitchen and cafeteria ,laundry spaces and storage facility, among others Barau emphasised that, the CBN is committed towards ensuring consistent economic growth of Nigeriad that, the project was on Friday has donated Hostel
He urged the management of the university, as well as the beneficiaries of the edifices to ensure proper utilisation of the facilities.
Earlier in his remarks, Prof, Ibrahim Garba Vice Chancellor Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria comended the CBN for the laudable intetvention projects .
Garba who was represented by Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Prof. Kabiru Bala said the University is encouraged to be among the top world Class institutions that migrates its economic education into faculty structure of bussiness schools
He said,the University would continue to enjoy collaborations with foreign experts which facilitators would provides unparallaled experience and exposure in the country
The VC however, said the intervention project is a structure that matches any bussiness school in the world in terms of functionality and currency
He commended CBN for the giant project initiative aimed at enhancing educational growth in the university Police Arrest 15 Suspects, Recover Arms, 151 Cows In Zamfara
The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested 15 suspects for various crimes in the state and recovered arms, 151 cows and 29 sheep.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Kenneth Ebrimson, disclosed this in Gusau on Friday.
Ebrimson said the Anti-Cattle Rustling Squad of the command had arrested five suspected cattle rustlers (names withheld).
He said the suspects were currently in police custody assisting in investigations, while the recovered cows and sheep had been handed over to the State’s Peace and Reconciliation Committee.
“Another suspect was arrested through the ongoing Operation Sharan Daji, with a Honda Civic car with registration number of Sokoto State: BDN 355 AA.
“Three AK 47 rifles; six magazines; 167 rounds of live ammunition; N68,750; one ATM card; three voter cards; one cell phone and documents bearing different names were recovered from the suspect.
“We also arrested five suspects for stealing electrical and infrastructure equipment at government Farm Center in Gwashi village in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the state.
“A Golf 3 vehicle with registration number of Kaduna State: DKA 143 TQ and working tools were recovered,’’ he said.
The CP said another four suspects of criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and cattle rustling were arrested, and that seven out of the 19 cows were recovered in Dansadau area of the state.
He said that all the suspects would be charged to court after investigations. (NAN)