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BUK lauds philanthropist, Uba Sharada for educational contributions to Kano 

The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Prof. Sagir Adamu Abbass has commended the renowned Islamic scholar and philanthropist, Sheikh Shehu Uba, for his significant contributions to Kano State, particularly in the fields of education and community service.

Professor Sagir gave this commendation during a book launch event in Kano on Sunday.

The book, titled ‘Shehu Uba: Garkuwan Ilimi,’ was authored by Malam Adamu Muhammed.

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The VC, represented by Professor Ahamad Iliyasu, Dean of the Faculty of Education, emphasised that Sheikh Shehu Uba Sharada dedicates his life to community service, hence, the university is always eager to engage and collaborate with individuals like him.

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 “The university consistently seeks to establish relationships with individuals who tirelessly contribute to knowledge development and the betterment of our country. We are truly proud of him.”

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Speaking at the event, Architect Aminu Dabo, founder of Aminu Dabo College of Health Sciences Technology, said no society can truly develop without education.

“Education is crucial in our lives, and Sheikh Uba Sharada consistently strives to ensure people receive an education, especially in Islamic knowledge. He established a mosque and an Islamic school in Sharada, which has graduated numerous individuals, and it continues to produce more students.”

He emphasised that Uba Sharada is a kindhearted individual who has dedicated his life to serving humanity.

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In his remarks, Professor Adamu Abubakar Rasheed, the former NUC chairman, highlighted that the recently launched book will significantly benefit students of knowledge and the broader public by drawing from Sheikh Uba Sharada’s struggles and experiences.


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