The deteriorating standard of education in Kano state at primary and secondary school levels called for wide scale capacity building in infrastructural provisions and human capacity development for qualified teaching personnel. In addition demand for access to University education by secondary school graduates, cumulatively necessitated the establishment of an additional University in the State. In order to address this issue, The Kano State Government under the leadership of Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, FNSE decided to establish a Second State University in Kano (City University Model).
Formation of the Technical Commitee
To address the need for the establishment of a second state university in the state, a Technical Committee was inaugurated by His Excellency, Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Thursday 24th November, 2011 at the Ante-Chamber, Government House, Kano and charged it with the responsibility of articulating a blue print for the exercise. An Academic Brief along with the draft law for the establishment of the university were prepared by the committee, its future Academic Plans and the physical plan of the university were all developed and presented to Government.