Ahmadu Bello University is building a village that would provide sufficient accommodation and lecture halls for its long vacation students, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, has said.
Speaking at the matriculation of the LVT students for the 2020/2021 academic session held at Mamman Kontagora Square in ABU Main Campus at the weekend, the Vice-Chancellor explained that the decision to build the LVT village was to ensure efficient and effective running of the programme.
Represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof. Danladi A. Ameh, the Vice-Chancellor said ABU had well-established laws and regulations with laid down channels of communication which all students of the institution must strictly adhere to them.
Prof. Bala congratulated all the matriculating students on gaining admission into the University and urged them to always cultivate the spirit of understanding and tolerance as students.
The Dean of Education, Prof. Haladu Isah Bayero, had earlier in his speech disclosed that a total of 1611 students were admitted for the 2020/2021 academic session for the LVT programme and that they had completed their registration.
“By this matriculation, you have sworn and affirmed that you will abide by the laws of the University and uphold its tradition”, he told the matriculating students.
Prof. Bayero informed the fresh students that they should note that all academic programmes of the University have their maximum period within which they are expected to complete.
While rejoicing with them for the opportunity given them to study in ABU, the Dean enjoined them to face their studies seriously in order to succeed.
Public Affairs Directorate,
Office of the Vice-Chancellor,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Sunday, 26th September, 2021