By: ABDULLAHI JALALUDDEEN
The Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology Wudil says it has introduces on the Campus job opportunities for indigent students with the aim of helping them to cater for their studies in a conducive atmosphere.
The Vice Chancellor of the University Professor Musa Tukur Yakasai disclosed this while briefing journalist on his achievements in the last one year of his Assumption of Office.
He said, the University Management under his stewardship created an avenue for engaging indigent students on small menial job opportunities in the Campus to support their financial demands.
Professor Musa Tukur Yakasai explained that, the University had embarked on total renovation of the female Hostels aimed at ensuring a healthy and decent accommodations for students.
“We have renovated all the toilet facilities in the hostels ,and have decongested the rooms by providing more buildings which have been renovated and converted to hostel accommodation.”
“We make sure that each room of the female Hostels contained only six people, so that they will have a conducive atmosphere for learning ,we have also provided ninety one thousand litres reservoir of water ,Incase of electricity failure in the female Hostels .
The Vice Chancellor maintained that state of art facilities have been provided in the modern University Library,geared towards enhancing effective learning process.
He noted that, modern solar electricity lightening has been provided in all parts of the University environment to ensure the security and safety of both the staff and students.
Professor Musa Tukur Yakasai noted that, his administration has introduced additional techniques for Internal Revenue generation drive apart from registration fees.
“We have designed a module of how to improve the University’s revenue generation drive,first ,we are planning to make use of 17 Acres of unutilized land belonging to the University at Gaya , for irrigation and mechanized farming,which will enhanced our revenue generation drive.”
“We have also formed a consultancy services unit, which will be used for offering consultancy services to the general populace,and also at the same time generating Revenue for the institution.
The Vice Chancellor added that the University accord much priority in the entrepreneur courses ,aimed at building the capacity of the students on skills acquisition,so that they can become self employed.