The Vice-chancellor Borno State University, Prof Umar Kyari Sandabe has today Friday, 28th May, 2021 received the Seven-man Presidential Visitation Panel led by Professor Hafiz Abubakar who was a former DVC of BUK, former Commissioner of Education and former Deputy Governor of Kano State.
The panel paid a courtesy call to His Excellency Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on 22nd April, 2021 and briefed him about the assignment they were sent to do in University of Maiduguri. Upon listening to them, the Governor gave a mandate to the panel to pay a visit to Borno State University before leaving Maiduguri.
The Vice-chancellor took the panel round the University facilities, assessed the quality of the physical infrastructure and advice the University were to improve.
The Chairman of the panel and his team members were full of praises to His Excellency Prof. Zulum for the edifice structures built at the University.
The Chairman said, with what we have seen, under the given emotional and local circumstances, we see nothing but a display of patriotism and good governance on the part of His Excellency Gov. Zulum.
He added, my Vice-chancellor, convey our most sincere gratitude and appreciation for the Governor, we now understood why he invited us. When we see any opportunity at the national level, we will appreciate his efforts and when there’s any opportunity we will think of Borno State University, that I assure you.
He also advice the University management to sustain the tempo and ensure that a good number of qualified lecturers to be employed.
The panel were sent by the Federal Ministry of Education to assess the activities of University of Maiduguri for the period 2011-2015 and 2016-2020.
The Vice-Chancellor appreciates the members of the Panel for the visit and thanked them, despite their tight schedules but honor the invitation of His Excellency Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum.