BUK Class 91 launches endowment fund and donates drugs

Bayero Kano University Alumni Association 1991 Group Photo

BUK Class 91 launches endowment fund and donates drugs

The Bayero Kano University Alumni Association of the Class of 1991 established an endowment fund and donated drugs to the University. The launch of the Endowment Fund and the presentation of the drug worth one million naira were among the activities marking the 30th meeting and general assembly of the Association which took place on Saturday January 1, 2022 at the Convocation Ground of the ‘University of Bayero, Kano.

Presenting the drugs and the cash sum of five hundred thousand naira (500,000 N) and the drugs to the vice-chancellor of the university, the chairman of the Association’s interim committee, Alhaji Sunusi Garba Abdullahi said that the association former students of the BUK 1991 class made the presentation of the medication and the setting up of the endowment fund as part of their contribution to the development of the University which had brought so much knowledge and experiences that allowed them to accomplish so much in life and respective careers. He said the association is providing the seed money for the use of the endowment fund and will contribute a similar amount each year to support the project. He then called on other sections of the class to participate in the project by donating at least half a million naira to the fund each year in order to improve the financial capacity of the institution to respond to the academic and social development of students. students.
Receiving the money and medicines on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, DVC Academic Professor Haruna Musa Danbatta congratulated the Chapter for the initiative which he said was the first in the history of the university.
While judiciously securing the funds, Prof Danbatta appealed to other class sections to enter the university’s development program.
Likewise, former students of class 91 BUK donated food and sanitary products to Tudun Maliki Torry House in Kano Municipality.
Handing the articles to the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, President Sunusi Garba Abdullah said the gesture was part of the group’s modest contribution to the well-being of the less privileged in society.
He said the visit to the torry was not just to donate but to understand the challenges of the place for the continued support of the group.
In response, Permanent Secretary Hajiya Amina Aminu expressed the government’s appreciation for this gesture and implored others to emulate the group.
In a related development, the BUK 91 Alumni Association also inaugurated an interim committee and also set up 3 special committees to harness the resources of each member to contribute to the development of our society.
Other activities marking the 30th meeting of the BUK 91 Alumni Association were a courtesy visit to the Emirs of Rano and Kano, talks on personal health and retirement, as well as the gala evening.
The three-day meeting was attended by various members of the association from different regions of the country and other parts of the world from various fields of activity.

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