The federal government has supported Katsina with N3 billion to construct the Faculty of Agriculture buildings at the state-owned Umaru Musa Yar’adua University at Layin Minista in Malumfashi LGA.
The varsity’s vice-chancellor, Sunusi Mamman, disclosed this to journalists on Saturday in Katsina.
He said Governor Aminu Masari solicited N3 billion from the federal government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund and that the state government added N1 billion to execute the project.
Mr. Mamman commended Mr. Masari for sourcing the fund from the federal government and for releasing the N1 billion counterpart fund for the project.
He said the buildings comprised lecture theatres, administration blocks, laboratories, a ranching area,s and animal breeding spots, among others.
The vice-chancellor explained that the buildings had been handed over to the university for its use.