Saturday, 18 October 2014

Nasarawa State University Receives N308.4m From TETFUND


KEFFI - (Nassarawa) - Nassarawa State University, Keffi, yesterday said it received over N308.4 million from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) for academic staff training and infrastructure development between 2008 and 2012.

Mr Bankole Adeowu, the acting Director, Physical Planning Unit of the institution said this in an interview with newsmen in Keffi.

He said that the special intervention by the Fund had led to postive changes in the physical structures of the university and the quality of its academic content.

“This institution has benefited a lot from TEFUND intervention projects from 2008 to 2012.
“As you can see by yourself, the development that has taken place within the period under review changed the institution positively.

“Through special intervention from TEFUND, the institution has constructed the Faculty of Law, basket ball and volleyball courts as well as the administrative block office of the Faculty of Agriculture.

“Through funding from TEFUND, the institution has also furnished and equipped the Faculty of Law, bought 18-sitter buses, constructed a Law library and a 500-capacity lecture hall, among others.”

Adeowu further said that the money was used to construct lecture theaters of the faculties of Law, Social Sciences and Administration.

According to him, the training of academic staff has led to improved productivity and quality service delivery.

Source:The Nigerian Observer

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