Skip to content

Malaysian University Earns 11 Research Grants From Nigerian Government

Country Budgets 4.6 Trillion Naira for Education

Malaysian university, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has earned 11 international research grants worth RM 600, 000 (61.3 Million Naira) from the Nigerian government through the Nigerian Institute for Transport Technology (NITT).

This was revealed by the University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ismail Ahmad Fauzi, on the university’s Facebook page on Monday.

In the post, the university posted in Malay, translated to English: “Congratulations UTM Centre for Innovative Planning and Development on successfully earning 11 international research grants worth RM 660, 000 FROM Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, NITT, Zaria.”

In Malaysia’s 2021 budget proposal, education was allocated RM50.4 billion (over NGN4.6 trillion).

This is 30% less than what they budgeted for education last year, due to COVID-19.

Meanwhile, Nigerian federal universities have been closed since February due to lack of proper funding by the Federal Government.

Daily Star

Akewusolaf View All

Akewusolaf is an online Publication. I blog about News| Sports| Politics| Entertainment| Celebrity Gist| Health Tips| Gossip| Personality| Current Affairs| Quotes

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: