Nigerian Army University, Biu (NAUB) matriculated one thousand, and sixteen (1,016) pioneer students admitted for the 2018/2019 academic session.
The Nigerian Army University, Biu (NAUB), has enrolled one thousand and sixteen (1016) pioneer students for the 2018/2019 academic session.
On Thursday, 1, 016 pioneer students were enrolled at the Nigerian Army University in Biu (NAUB) for the 2018/2019 academic session. The students were admitted to the Faculties of Arts, Management and Social Sciences; Computing, Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Natural and Applied Sciences.
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The Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor David Iliya Malgwi, spoke at the registration ceremony held at the university’s permanent site in the Biu local government area of Borno State, saying that thousands of applications were received, but few were admitted on the basis of the requirements prescribed by NUC and JAMB. He added that apart from the enrolled students, another 1,000 were admitted to the university.
Professor Malgwi urged the students to avoid wrong dissemination of information via social media and other social vices such as cultism, examination malpractices, hooliganism, indecent dressing, drug abuse and sexual abuse. The vice chancellor assured the students that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has put all security measures in place to check any form of security threat. “People of Biu are peaceful and adequate security measures have been put in place to guarantee your safety during your stay here. However, there is absolute need for you to be security conscious,” he said.
In his remarks, General Buratai who is also the Chairman of the governing council of NAUB assured the matriculating students that the university would continue to provide all necessary logistics and conducive environment to enable them undertake their academic activities under secured and peaceful atmosphere. Represented by Major General Chukwuka Okonkwo, the COAS pledged to employ best graduating students as lecturers and other category of staff at the end of their studies.
Buratai said the Nigerian Army is recording tremendous success in the current fight against insurgency.