The establishment of 26 institutes in Kano State by the immediate-past governor, Dr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, was aimed at reducing unemployment among youths and women. Daily Trust gathered that they were established within the three-and-a-half years of Kwankwaso’s second tenure. The first, established by the former governor, was Institute of Information Technology, in Kura local government.
Others include North-West University, Hospitality & Tourism Institute, Poultry Institute Dambatta, Institute of Qur’anic & Western Education, Fisheries Institute Bagauda, Farm Mechanization Institute Danbatta, College of Nursing And Midwifery, Madobi and Kano Corporate Security Training Institute, Gabasawa