HONOURABLE Aliyu Bahago Ahman-Patigi, a member of the House of Representatives, during the weekend at Patigi, Kwara State, disclosed his intention to establish a university in his community to build young and vibrant youth who will take the country to the next level of development.
Ahman-Patigi, who spoke with news men, said he proposed the university in order to produce professionals in all areas of human endeavour so as to assist in the growth and development of the community and the country at large.
He described the University as a place for the future where the next set of leadership of the country would be groomed.
The lawmaker, who represents Moro/Edu/Patigi Federal Constituency, said that Faculty of Agriculture would be established to attend to numerous problems of farmers in the community and the country as a whole.
In the meantime he stressed that the plan of the proposed university has been submitted to the National University Commission (NUC).
The Honourable emphasised that the University has come to assist the government in ensuring that very disciplined and vibrant younger generations are produced.
He said two hundred hectares of land was given free of charge by the community.
The lawmaker also disclosed his plan to establish primary and secondary schools in the area, noting that some the students graduated from the primary and secondary schools would later be products of the proposed university.
He said work has commenced on the proposed primary school, adding that it would be commissioned by January next year.
Ahman-Patigi added that competent teachers would be engaged with attractive salaries and incentives to enable him achieve his goals.
While describing education as the best legacy, he said a well cultured and educated youth would not take part in any anti-social behaviour and his contribution will help to mould those children who will contribute their quota to the community and the country at large.
He thanked God for giving him this vision to establish such an institution saying he inherited service to humanity from his family which is the reason why he can’t afford to fail the people.
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