VC Commends Fashola For Internal Road Intervention Project In University
The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State, Professor Andrew Haruna has commended the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SANfor the internal road intervention project he executed in his University.
The highly excited Vice Chancellor said, " I am excited, excitement is the summary here. In fact any other adjective I use now will water down my joy."
The Minister was represented at the handover ceremony by the Federal Controller of Works Yobe State, Engr. Akinmade Babalola.
Fashola, in his address at the handover ceremony, said, "Thee gap of our infrastructure needs is steadily being bridged by a gradual process of repairs, renewal and construction on major highways and it has reached the schools."
Fashola said that the quality of education would no doubt be impacted by the quality of infrastructure and the learning environment, pointing out that the feedback from students in the institutions that benefited from such intervention attested to that, "The intervention by Federal Government will improve the ambience and environment of Federal Tertiary Institutions to enhance academic activities,"he said.
Federal University Gashua is among the 18 Federal Tertiary Institutions that benefited from the Federal Government Road Intervention Project executed by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing under phase I and ll.
Professor Haruna also said, "If one must say the truth, without any embellishment, one can say, if all agencies of the Government will take the steps taken by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in investing a little here and a little there, this University will, within the next few years, have it's share of massive infrastructural development. It is for this reason that I stand here to appreciate the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing for their initiative and intervention."
Accordingly, the Vice Chancellor appreciated the kind gesture of the Federal Government for the concern and committment shown to towards the development of the citadel of learning under the prevailing austere times in the country.
Representative of the Students Union Government (SUG), Comrade Mahammad Haruna, who is also the Financial Secretary Zone C of the Union, commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola,SAN for such projects in tertiary institutions.
Comrade Haruna said, the projects are not only dear to the Federal University of Gashua but to the entire national body of students union because of the positive impacts they would have on education in the country.
The completed internal road project in the Federal University of Gashua comprised of rehabilitation and asphalt overlay, construction of reinforced concrete drainage and patching of potholes of 300 meters.
So far eighteen (18) out of the forty-three (43) road intervention projects procured under phase I (2017) and phase ii (2018) appropriations had been completed across tertiary institutions nationwide.
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Hon Minister of Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN 2nd left Minister of State in the Ministry Engr Abubukar Aliyu left Managing Director CEO Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria FMBN Arc Ahmed Musa Dangiwa 2nd right Chairman Board of Directors FMBN Dr Adewale Adeeyo 3rd left watch with keen interest as Governor of Gombe State Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya presents keys to one of the beneficiaries Abubakar Tijani right during the Commissioning of Gombe State Investment Housing Estate Under the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria FMBN Estate Development Loan EDL Window at the Project Site along Dukku Road Gombe State on Thursday 20th February 2020
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Hon Minister of Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN right and Senate President Senator Ahmad Lawan left during the Senate Joint Committee on Communications Trade and Investment s One Day Public Hearing on the Increasing Rate of Drops Calls and Other Unwholesome Practices by Telecommunications Network Operators in Nigeria that Robbed Nigerians of their Hard Earning Billions of Naira at the Senate Conference Hall 0 22 Senate New Building on Wednesday 19th February 2020