From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Jama’atul Izalatil Bid’ah Waikamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS) has said that plans are at advanced stage for the establishment of a university in Nigeria.
It said the university would require about N5 billion and it is to be situated at Hadejia in Jigawa State where 150 hectares of land has been provided.
The National Chairman of JIBWIS, Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau made this known yesterday at the closing ceremony of its annual National Seminar and Camping for the First Aid Group JIBWIS held for 5 days in Minna.
He gave the name of the university as ‘Asalam International University’.
Sheikh Lau explained that the implementation committed led by a professor has been put in place who is working around the clock for its establishment just as the process for land acquisition is ongoing in Kaduna and Niger States respectively for same purpose.
Director General of the First Aid Group of JIBWIS, Engr. Mustapha Imam Sitti stated that no fewer than 6,000 of his members attended the event across the country including attendance from neighboring countries like Benin, Niger, Ghana, Togo, Cameroon and Cote de’ Voire.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State represented by the House of Assembly Speaker, Bar. Abdullahi Bawa Wuse appreciated them for carrying out its activity in the state.
He assured of adequate support at every time and charged them on continued prayers for the state and country especially the insecurity challenges experience in recent times.