The President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote says entrepreneurial study and business administration are training that enhance the fight against poverty.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote stated this on Saturday at the inauguration of Dangote Business School at Bayero University Kano BUK.
He said constructing the business school for BUK is borne out of his believe and commitment to qualitative education as efforts will be geared towards the school collaborating with other international business schools such as Havard Business School in United States of America
Speaking at the event the Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello said with the construction of the building for the school equipped with state of the art teaching aid , the school would soon commence doctorate degree in business administration.
He appreciated numerous efforts of the Dangote Group and the Dangote Foundation which he noted that the school is indebted to with various support.
The Emir of Kano Malam Muhammad Sanusi II said the contribution of Alhaji Aliko Dangote to human development and educational advancement for the people is worthy of emulation.
Th Dean of the Business School, Prof. Murtala Sagagi said the building has a fully furnished 700 capacity lecture theater, with two others of 200 capacity each equipped with air conditional and several offices. It also has a sound proof generating set that can power all the facilities in the building
While inaugurating the school Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje represented by his deputy Prof. Hafiz Abubakar appealed to Alhaji Aliko Dangote to once in a while try to deliver lecture at the school on entrepreneurial for the students to benefit from his wealth of experience.
The event was attended by former governor of Ogun state, Segun Osoba, former governor of Ekiti state , Niyi Adebayo and many other dignitaries.