UPDATED: Renaming of Kaduna University to Magajin Gari Sambo University is not true, says Registrar KASU. This came after the news below went viral online
The Kaduna State Commissioner of Education has disclosed the plan of the kaduna state government to name Kaduna state University after The famous Magajin Garin Zazzau Sambo, now to be called “MAGAJIN GARI SAMBO UNIVERSITY”
According to the commissioner, this renaming followed the requests by over 77 registered community development associations across the kaduna state (33 from Zone 1, 21 from Zone 2 while the remaining from zone 3 ) While briefing newsmen, the Kaduna State House of assembly Chairman on Community development said that this is a welcome development and the state house of assembly has already passed it into Law. This is following its confirmation of the contribution of Magajin garin Zazzau Sambo towards the development of kaduna state in general.
According to the Registrar of KASU, the university management welcome this Change and they are ready to effect the name. He furthered described MAGAJIN ZAZZAU SAMBO as a legend and ICON in Kaduna State who deserves to be immortalised.
In his briefing, The Secretary of the Kaduna State government, thanks the state house of assembly for making this into law as a sign of respect and honour the legend of all time Magajin garin zazzau Sambo.
The President of the delegation of the Associations, Prof. Mathew Jacop, Passed his appreciation to the kaduna state government, kaduna state house of assembly and KASU governing council on behalf of all the 77 groups for making this change Reality.He described Magajin Garin SAMBO as the Pioneer of Western Education in kaduna state in general.