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Acting Vice-Chancellor of the Kaduna State University (KASU), Abdullahi Ashafa, has constituted a university community consultative committee (UCCC) to promote dialogue and harmonious relationship.
The university’s spokesman, Adamu Bargo, disclosed this in a statement. Mr Bargo explained that the aim was to bring KASU communities in all its campuses together for dialogue and consultation on matters affecting their welfare and peaceful coexistence.
According to him, the initiative is also to create harmony, mutual understanding and strengthen unity and part of the committee’s mandate is to serve as advisory body to the vice-chancellor and deal with reconciliatory matters.
“The committee is also expected to help the management and leadership of the university in the realisation of the institution’s mission, vision, objectives, and strategic plan,” the statement said. “The committee will provide opportunities for members of the KASU community to make input in the development of the university, governance and matters that affect every stakeholder.”
The committee had Ahmed Babajo and Ibrahim Sodangi as chairman and vice-chairman while Sadiya Jimen would serve as secretary. Other members of the committee are representatives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT).
They also include representatives of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), Student Union Government (SUG), Muslim Students Society, Christian Students Society and representative of Christian and Muslim communities.
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Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.