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Friday, February 10, 2017

ABU VC Lauds Chinese Government's Partnership


The Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, has commended the Chinese government for partnering the University on capacity building, particularly staff and students exchange programmes.

Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Chinese Ambassador in Abuja, the Vice Chancellor, who was represented by the Director of University  Advancement, Professor Adamu Ahmed, said the University is greatly honoured and proud to partner with China which is undoubtedly the leading industrial and most   peaceful nation in the world today.

“China is one of the nations that all developing nations in the world, especially those that genuinely aspire to advance scientifically, technologically and educationally, must strive to collaborate with,” he noted.
Ambassador Zhou Pingjian
He said sequel to the partnership, the University is looking forward to deriving further benefits from the Chinese government, especially in areas such as library development, provision of scientific equipment and collaborative research initiatives across all disciplines. The Vice Chancellor thanked the outgoing director of cultural affairs of the Chinese Embassy, Mr Yan Xiadong, under whose office and through whose cooperation the partnership between the university and the Chinese government became possible.

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