The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is to hold a special convocation ceremony to confer Honorary Doctorate Degree on former Minister of Defence, Lt General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd) and to launch a N50 billion Phase II Development Fund.
The convocation, which is part of the Golden Jubilee celebration of the university, is scheduled to take place on March 2 at the university’s convocation square at the Main Campus, Samaru-Zaria.
The university’s Head of Information and Protocol, Bitrus Galmaka said in a statement made available to The Nation that development of physical infrastructure in the institution has been restricted to Phase I of its physical development plan in the last 50 years.
According to him, the university has commenced plans to develop its 8,000 hectares of land in the Phase II of the plan. He said the management has already received and reviewed the architectural designs of the planned Phase II from a consortium of reputable architectural firms led by alumni of the university.
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