FEDERAL UNIVERSITY KASHERE
P. M. B. 0182, GOMBE STATE
(Office of the Vice Chancellor)
INFORMATION AND PROTOCOL DIVISION
FUK MATRICULATES 1,569
Federal University, Kashere has matriculated one thousand, five hundred and sixty nine (1,569) students into 2016/2017 Academic Session. The matriculants who cut across different segments of the Country took the matriculation oath pledging to abide by the rules and regulations governing their stay in the University. In his speech, the Vice Chancellor Professor Alhassan Mohammed Gani, said the interest shown by applicants who sought admission into FUK indicates that the University is the destination for higher Education “our past performances in terms of student output, quality of teaching and conducive learning environment earned us this attraction. We must therefore sustain efforts in providing quality education. This puts us on the watch academic excellence”. Professor Alhassan Mohammed Gani charged the students to take their studies seriously by promptly attending all lecturers, reporting all assignments and participating in all other academic activities enshrined in the curriculum. He restated his determination to see that Federal University, Kashere becomes a centre of learning “since our motto is “Education for Global Citizenship”, we must strive hard not to only be current with trend of events that sustain life while preserving the environment but being participants and major contributions in all endeavours in a sustainable environment”. He enumerated achievements recorded within the short period of its establishment to include, accreditation of its programmes and the expansion of the University Clinic to a health Centre. “The University has four (4) Faculties, Nineteen (19) Academic Departments and 34 Academic programmes. Out of the 22 Degree programmes presented to the National Universities Commission (NUC) for accreditation all the five programmes in Faculty of Science and four in Faculty of Humanities, secured full status while the rest were given interim. It is important to note that none of our programmes was denied accreditation. This year twelve (12) programmes will be presented for accreditation and we are making efforts to ensure they all scale through”. Professor Gani also said recently, the National Centre for Remote Sensing, Jos and FUK signed an MOU for the University to host its North East Zonal Laboratory. The Vice Chancellor acknowledged the contribution of the Federal Government in its drive to adequately fund the institutions of higher learning. Speaking on projects, Professor Gani Especially thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for allocating funds for the construction of buildings for faculties of Agriculture and Education and Chancellery for administration in the University. He then disclosed that FUK will soon commence Remedial and IJMB programmes in Gombe and appealed for support from all stakeholders.
The oath of allegiance was administered on the students by the registrar, Alh. Kabiru Garba Aminu.
The breakdown of the students per Faculties are as follows:
Faculty of Agriculture: 77
Faculty of Education: 542
Faculty of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences 641
Faculty of Science: 309