The executive secretary of the National University Commission (NUC) Prof. Julius Okojie has expressed satisfaction with the infrastructural Development put in place at the Plateau State University in Bokkos.
Prof. Julius Okojie stated this after taking a tour on new structures under construction and those completed saying the institution is making steady progress by making use of the funds given to them judiciously.
He said the institution may only need more funds to add more structures on the existing ones.
He added that the University Commission refused to undertake the accreditation of programmes in the institution following the report of an investigation panel whom he said has stayed in the institution for weeks and came out with startled realities of the trouble faced by the university.
He also said the outgoing governor has no business in sacking the Vice Chancellor, “ based on our report, we inform him to dissolve the council, constitutes new one and reinstate the V.C, but he refused to do that” he said.
Amidst cheers from PLASU students, Prof. Okojie in his speech promised the student a total turned round of the University since the lingering issue has been implemented by Governor Lalong. He appealed to students to consider their delayed in the institution as a sacrifice for other students that would be coming to the institution.
Responding, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Doknan Sheni inform the audience that the institution has a population of 1,823 students with 17 departments and 4 faculties with a very strong staff development programmes for the growth of the institution.
Sheni said, he is optimistic that by the time his tenure elapsed, the institution will boost of at least a minimum of 85 staff with PhD or about completing.
He said the University is putting all mechanism in place for the accreditation of programmes of the institution with the physical infrastructure, the curriculum and the man power.