Prof Armayau’s Midas Touch At FUDMA

Mon May 16th, 2022 - Katsina

Since his assumption as the substantive vice chancellor of Federal University Dutsinma (FUDMA), Professor Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi has not let anyone in doubt of his desire, aspiration and determination to continue to advance the frontiers of the young university. The university being among those established in the 3rd quarter of 2010 has continued to grow excellently by the day making it an enviable one among its peers.

Prior to his emergence as the second substantive vice chancellor, Prof. Bichi has held sway in an acting capacity of which gave him an insight of how things are done and what needs to be done properly. No sooner he emerged as the substantive VC, Prof. Bichi sets the ball rolling in his carefully drafted transformation agenda to change the tides of the institute which are all aimed at revolutionising teaching and learning, infrastructure, security as well as staff and student welfare being given the uttermost attention they desired.

His footprints within a year can be seen from all dimensions. Academically, the university has introduced new courses in addition to repositioning already administered ones; massive and expansive building structures are coming up across campuses for staff and students to boost teaching and learning, greater emphasis being laid on training and retraining of staff for optimal performance in addition to better welfare.

The University which is unfortunately located in one of the area bedevilled with insecurity is trying its best within available resources to operate by proving enhance security for its staff and students. This has led to relative peace in its two (2) Campuses and the surrounding communities in recent times. Greater cooperation is being made with security agencies in this regards.

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Within the year under review, the university saw the constructions of two new buildings of the Faculties of Engineering and Medicine. The fixing and installation of furniture and other facilities for therein have equally been completed and the buildings are ready to be put to use. NUC accreditation is completed are ready to commence academic activities.

As you are all aware, the Federal Government has constituted and inaugurated Presidential Visitation Panels to all Federal Tertiary Institutions in the Country. Accordingly, the Presidential Visitation Panel to Federal University Dutsin-Ma landed at Katsina Airport and was received by the University Management on Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 and began its assignment with courtesy calls on the Governor of Katsina State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari and the Emirs of Katsina, Alh. AbdulMuminiKabir Usman and the then Katsina State Police Commissioner, Mr. Sanusi Buba on Thursday, 22nd April, 2021.

During their visit, they requested and obtained relevant documents from various organs of the University. They have also interacted and continue to interact with the Council, the Management, Staff, Students, the Unions and some members of the host community. They have thus far gone a long way in accomplishing their mandate and are getting the necessary support and cooperation from all the relevant stakeholders.




source: Leadership