FG promises to inject N1.2 trillion on Universities Infrastructures

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The FG during the 25th and 26th convocations of FUTA Akure, promises to inject N1.2 trillion into the nation’s universities for infrastructural development and capacity building within the next three years.

According to President Jonathan, in the last one year, government in its pursuit of transformation of the nation’s universities has released N30 billion to all Federal Universities to clear arrears of earned allowances due to the various categories of staff.

With similar intention, government has also approved and disbursed N200 billion special intervention for capital projects to the Universities.

Speaking through Prof Azikwe Nwalu, the President pointed out that the revitalisation of the Universities is in line with the present administration’s transformation agenda.

He therefore urged the leadership of the universities to ensure prudence, accountability, trans-parency and delivery of value for money all the time.

President Jonathan also implored staff (teaching and non-teaching) to be committed and give the highest level of performance engendered by patriotism, dedication and selflessness

He urged students to eschew violence, shun all forms of anti social activities and ensure full time concentration in their studies.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Adebiyi Daramola said the university has made landmark achievements in teaching, research and community service.

Prof Daramola lauded the federal government for providing N5.6 million to the university for the special intervention on Needs Assessment the for disbursement in two phases.

Honorary degrees were also awarded to the founder of Afe Babalola University, Aare Emmanuel Afe Babalola SAN and an industrialist Alhaji Bashari Aminu.

 

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59 Comments

  1. In the last 3years what has he injected to the Tertiary institutions.
    ASUP ASUU AND NASU all went on strikes indiscriminately because of poor funding of the institutions.
    Now a failure is now promising to pass the next examination having failed in all sectors of the tue economy.

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  3. imagine some of the people who are commenting. they don’t know the value of education. no wonder some of them are carrying fake certificate around or even lie on oath about their certificate . GEJ carry go. dem go dey look ,you go dey go.

  4. Okafor-Obiakoeze juliet chinonye , u must hv poor upbringing to call Buhari a criminal, are u guys buddies in the criminal activities or u jst use words without knowin the meaning, and y dnt u contest since u need a younger person or are u old.Seun Nasiru pls no need to insult the person of the president , u can make ur point without resorting to insults.

  5. Hello okafor Juliet or what do you call yourself,you lack good home training. Why cant you just drive a point home without passing insults, so tell me sincerely,which is worse? Is it your mouth,appearance or manners?

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