The Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah has pleaded to the newly sworn in Governor of the State Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to restore subvention in the institution in order to record more infrastructural,acedmic successes and make the state great.
He appealed to government at all level to fight insecurity with all seriousness lamenting that insecurity in the country has deprived the institution some partnership with foreign countries.
Na’Allah made this appeal at the 7th convocation press briefing held at the institution on Monday.
“I want to urge the new governor to restore subvention in KWASU so as to record more infrastructural development and acedmic success and to make the state great.
“KWASU started with 500 students in December 17 2009,today has a population close to 20,000 with the new intake,with stable calendar in ten years this has been achieved through committed staff,union and students who are the protectors of stability,these are unique things,we are the only university without subvention from government for five years.”
The VC disclosed that the university for 2018/2019 acedmic session has a total number of 1,196 graduands with 25 students graduating with first class,592 graduating with 2nd class upper,46 graduating with 3rd and 533 lower division.
He added that the institution in this acedmic session has 151 Masters graduands and 51 PhD graduands.
The VC whose two terms of ten years tenure ends this June also disclosed that the citadel of knowledge has began Japanese language with a professor for the course in addition to French and Arabic been offered which he said would empower the students to think in the right direction.