FUTMINNA Gets New Vice Chancellor.
The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Minna in Niger State has approved the appointment of Professor Abdullahi Bala as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution.
Prof. Bala has been sworn into office and will stay for a tenure of five years.
Speaking at hi inauguration ceremony, the new Vice Chancellor pledged to operate a open door policy adding that his administration would be fair and work for justice for all.
He expressed his desire to provide accommodation for 75 per cent of the students in order to adequately expose them to the university culture and to improve the internally generated revenue of the University to augment what the federal government provides.
Bala who lamented that the relationship between the institution and its host is tenuous and characterized by mutual suspicion stressed that there would be a paradigm shift to ensure the relationship becomes more organic and mutually beneficial to both communities.