Three youth groups in Taraba on Tuesday commended the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Wukari, Prof. Abubakar Kundiri for the infrastructural and academic development going on in the institution.
The youth groups which compromises Jukun Youth Development and Cultural Association (JYDCA) National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and the National Association of Wapan Students (NAWAS) at a joint press briefing in Jalingo said the VC has since assumption of office restored sanity and place the university on the path of growth.
They noted that the Vice Chancellor has greatly improved on the skilled manpower, research, teaching and learning and has enthroned global best practices in the university.
“The University under the leadership of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abubakar Kundiri has witnessed tremendous development. The University has attained full accreditation of the 27 courses being offered in the university.
“Massive construction is ongoing in the university, establishment of post graduate school, as well as the establishment of faculty of Education, Law, Engineering and Basic Medical Sciences.
“Today, the federal university Wukari is one of the fastest growing universities in the country because of the good leadership of the Vice Chancellor,” the group said.
They frowned at the attitude of some staff of the institution who they said wrote petition against the VC citing missing money in the university.
The youths described the petition as the handiwork of mischief makers who were out to retard the development of the institution and that of Wukari town.
The groups called on the staff and the University Community to support the Vice Chancellor to take the institution to an enviable level.