Kano state government has approved the renaming of Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil.
This was approved at the last sitting of the state executive council, presided over by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Kano Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba said renaming the university after Africa's richest man who is also its chancellor, followed the recommendation of the university’s visitation Panel.
The university has now been renamed Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology (ADUST), Wudil.
The approval has been transmitted to the state House of Assembly to study the relevant laws establishing the university for amendment.