Ahmadu Bello University Civil Engineering Class of 1991 has donated a Toyota Sienna 2002 model bus to the institution. The vehicle was formally presented to the Director, Directorate of University Advancement, Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim on behalf of the University for onward delivery to the Department of Civil Engineering.
Donating the vehicle, the Coordinator of Class of ’91 Civil Engineering, Engineer Bello M Mai explained that the bus was presented for use at the Department of Civil Engineering. The Coordinator further urged the University on the need to open up many business enterprises as a source of revenue generation, saying it was high time for the institution to begin mass production of bottled water through its consultancy firm.
Reacting to this gesture, Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim, thanked the donors and assured them that the bus would be put into good use. He informed the former students of the Civil Engineering Department that the University would soon launch an endowment for its sustainability.
On the advice that the University should venture into various enterprises for survival, the Director said the institution had a bakery established to boost its revenue sources. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kabir Bala who witnessed the presentation, inspected the vehicle and appreciated the class for the gesture.