The newly appointed Governing Council Chairman of Adamawa State University ( ADSU), Mubi, Alhaji Auwal Tukur, has assured the institution of renewed government attention to restore its lost glory.
Tukur made this known Wednesday in an interview with newsmen after inspecting facilities in the University.
Tukur said the new administration of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri which placed priority on education has special interest in getting things working smoothly in the state owned universty affected by boko haram insurgency and other challenges.
“This University need attention and God’s willing it’s getting the attention now.
“The Governor has given us the instructions to come down as Governing council to help stabilize the place and begin to redevelop it to the hight before.
“The institution is down but with renewed interest of the government we are determined to work hand in hand with stakeholders to ensure that the University goes back to what is was a couple of year ago, ” Tukur said.
The chairman said he had fruitful discussions with all shareholders in the University particularly academic and non academic staff and that every one was positive and ready to work for the progress of the institution.
Also speaking, the Acting Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, expressed happiness with the constitution of the Governing Council, pointing out that there were alot of things the universty wanted to do but could not do them due to absence of a council.
“We are excited to have a Governing council because there are decisions in the University that will not be concluded until you have a council.”
Farauta who noted the numerous challenges facing the university, expressed hope that with the new Council and committment shown by all stakeholders to salvage the University things would be better.
“We need emergency intervention in the funding of the University from state government especially to take care of issue of staff welfare; to boost the morale of staff on ground so that they can put in their best, ” Farauta said.