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PLSG, NUC to collaborate 



From PETER TITLE, Abuja 

In a quest for the upliftment of university education, the Governor of Plateau State, Barrister Caleb Mutfwang parleyed with the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Dr Chris Maiyaki where they both agreed to collaborate,  add value and quality to university system across the country.

According to the governor, the visit to NUC became imperative because of its centrality and an apex regulatory authority for tertiary education, particularly university education in Nigeria.

Governor Mutfwang commended Maiyaki for  keeping the ship sailing despite the challenges  and urged him to remain focused.

He intimated the Executive Secretary, “During my trip to the US and the UK, I

advocated for how to add value and quality to the university system. I know, for example, that we still have a deficiency of PHD holders within the system. I’m proud to inform you that I was able to visit a couple of universities during my trip, and we’re presently discussing collaborations.

According to him, on one of the trips, he was  able to secure five postgraduate scholarships in Liberty University in the US and promised to expand the relationship with Morgan Stakeholders in United States which he added was the leading black university known as Black College .

” So for me, I come this afternoon as a proud Governor of Plateau State to be able to lend my support to a very noble Plateau indigene  who is leading a key federal institution like NUC and I pray that your tenure will not end in acting capacity, it will be confirmed and you will be able to leave your mark on the sands of time as far as university education is concerned .” He added.

On Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, Governor Mutfwang, explained that his administration came in with a new determination of elevating the university to a newer height and thanked God for the progress made so far and added that it was not yet Uhuru.

Mutfwang pleaded with  Maiyaki to use his good office, to  intervene on their behalf on the challenges bedevilling the university.

The Executive Secretary of the NUC, who thanked the governor for the visit, assured him of their unalloyed support.

He explained that NUC  was established by law in 1962 to regulate and ensure quality research , emphasizing that they don’t compromise.

According to him, universities played a pivotal role in shaping society for the betterment of all, and expressed hope that the visit would strengthen their resolve to work harder.


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