IBBUL matriculates 6,072 students for 2023/2024 academic session 

The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL), Thursday, matriculated 6,072 students for the 2023/2024 academic session with a charge on the new students to shun social vices, drug abuse and cultism. 

Administering matriculation oath on the new students ,  the vice chancellor of the university, Profession Abu Kasim Adamu, cautioned that students must abide by the rules and regulations of the university.

He said: “You should be committed to your studies and shun any kind of negative social vices like drug abuse, cultism, sexual harassment and exam malpractices. However, you can participate in all lawful activities in the institution. I want to assure you that management is determined on providing better welfare package for students and staff.”

He enumerated some achievements of the management to include accreditation and take off of Collage of Health Sciences and the construction of hostels to accommodate over 300 students.

The vice-chancellor applauded the governor of Niger state, Mohammed Umaru Bago, for the ongoing construction of the IBBUL University Teaching Hospital in Minna, among others.

In his remarks, Governor Bago, represented by the Commissioner of Tertiary Education, Abdullahi Adamu Mamagi, said the administration will continue to  prioritise education,  saying that “in addition we have commenced payment of scholarship to state indigenes to encourage excellence.”

He assured of speedy completion of the IBBUL University Teaching Hospital,  Minna, which he  said would strengthen the university  to  meet global standard.