* Yusuf Bala Usman College of Legal Studies has been upgraded*
By Usman Maawuya
The Katsina State House of Assembly has passed the bill for the upgrade of Yusuf Bala Usman College of Legal and Islamic Studies, known as legal Daura to a full blown college.
This was so, after submission of executive bill for the proposed amendment. The institution has been renamed to Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman College.
The Speaker of the House Abubakar Yahaya Kusada announced the passage of the bill after it undergoes through the third readings on the floor of the house.
The Chairman of the higher education committee, Umar Ali Bindawa mention the proposed additional courses in the institution to now include: Science, Technology, Agriculture, Engineering, Islamic Studies and Sharia for brighter future of the state and Nigeria at large.
While contributing to the debate on the floor of the house, Deputy majority leader of the house Abubakar Isma’il Tsiga, ascertained that, the institution has now been upgraded from offering 3 to 9 courses to enhance academic and equitable opportunity for citizens to be educated.
More so, the speaker of the house directed clerk to make a clear copy of the bill so as to lay before executives for their consent to become a law.