By Uzair Adam Imam
The residence of a former Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United Nations, late Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule, Dan Masanin Kano, has been acquired by the state government for the establishment of meseum and center for research.
The meseum would be named after him; Yusuf Maitama Sule Centre for the Advancement of Democratic Politics and Good Governance.
Muhammad Garba, the state commissioner for Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, 21st September, 2022 said the construction work had already commenced.
He said, “The initial contract sum for the project put at N621, 604, 295.89 million would be in two phases consisting of a museum and the main centre, beginning with the construction of the museum.”
He added that the effort was to preserve treasured culture and history of Kano people for future generations, research works and tourism.
He further stated that the center was expected to be engaged in capacity building documentation and digitisation of the cultural heritage of Kano people among others.