Contractors handling projects in the proposed Gombe State University of Science and Technology, Kumo have pledged to complete all ongoing construction work before August. This commitment comes after the state governor Ibrahim Dankwambo read the riot act to them during an inspection at the university.
TVC’s correspondent Lanre Adeyemi reports that the National Universities Commission gave approval for take off of the University in October 2017 , and it’s scheduled start to academic work by October 2018.
Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo is determined to ensure that the commencement date does not fail.
After inspecting various ongoing projects at the institution, Dankwambo met with the contractors, who pledged to deliver on schedule.
Delighted by the pace of work, governor Dankwambo and his commissioner for education also gave a timeline for recruitment of staff for the institution.
The new university of is billed to start with thirteen core science and technology programs.
This, the State government hopes, would provide the much needed skills that would accelerate its growth and development.