As part of his ongoing activities in Egypt, Governor Babagana Zulum, on November 4, 2020 visited the World Organization of Al-Azhar Graduates, in Cairo where he requested partnership for training of academics in the State’s tertiary institutions, and preachers.
He also called for the re-opening of Al-Azhar Institute in Maiduguri, the opening of Arabic Center and establishment of a branch of the World Organization for Al-Azhar Graduates in the state.
Similarly, the Governor visited Ain Shams University, also in Cairo, where he met with President of the University.
The discussion centered on collaboration between the University and the State in the area of medical studies ahead of planned establishment of a teaching hospital for Borno state University.
He further discussed the possibility of sending medical students to Egypt, for courses that will exposed them to different aspects of learning and specialization.
After the meeting, the governor was conducted round the faculties of Medicine, Engineering, with details of programs offered, to which he was impressed with the hope of stimulating his own vision for medicine and engineering courses at the State own University.