Our Chancellor

Alh. Aliko Dangote GCON (born on 10th of April, 1957) in Kano and is a businessman and a billionaire, who owns the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities. The company operates in Nigeria and other African countries, including Benin, Ethiopia, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Tanzania, and Zambia. As of June 2016, he had an estimated net worth of US$14.9 billion. He was appointed the Chancellor of Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil in Decmber, 2008 by the then Visitor of the Univeristy (His Excellency Malam Ibrahim Shekarau).

The Chancellor (Alhaji Aliko Dangote) has since executed numerous projects to the University. These include: Building of 2 gigantic hostels with a capacity of more than 1,000, appointment of 15 International Professors with their salaries for four years, approved partnership between Dangote Group and Kano University of Science and Technology, (KUST) Wudil, Kano to develop an agricultural master plan and further boost the agricultural base of Northern Nigeria that can cater for more than 1,000,000 farmers, release of 100 Million Naira for developmental projects, pledge to construct an industrial borehole that can serve more than 30,000 people. The chancellor also asked all Dangote Group friends and associates to contribute to the development of the University so as to make it one of the best Universities in the world.

The Executive Governor of Kano State is the Visitor of the University.

The University Governing Council is headed by The Pro Chancellor.

School of Postgraduate Studies

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Latest News

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 21 programmes of the university it visited in July, 2016.

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New Hostels, Offices, laboratories.......