Plateau State community pledges security to varsity
A community in Vwang District in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State has vowed to provide adequate security for the take off and conducive academic activities at the proposed Karl Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State.
The District Head and Chairman of Vwang traditional Council, the Gwom Rwey Vwang, Da. Gyang Gutt Bala said this last weekend during the presentation of a trailer of cement worth over N1.5 million for infrastructural development of the institution.
“Being aware that Karl Kumm University is sited in our domain which has become part and parcel of us and desirous of ensuring the actualisation of the take-off of the institution; I therefore on behalf of the peace loving people of Vwang community to donate a full trailer load of bags of cement for the project.
“I wish to assure the entire Nigerians hat the people of Vwang community have a responsibility of providing conducive atmosphere for teaching, learning and research in the University, once it comes into operation.
“We will work with all relevant stakeholders to ensure the provision of maximum security of lives and property. It is because of the peaceful posture of our people that has led to the establishment of many institutions on our domain.”
Da. Balak noted that Vwang community has signed a MoU with COCIN towards providing Corporate Social Responsibility to the immediate community and urged the management of the university to respect the agreement.
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He said the visit also provides the community an opportunity to assess the level of infrastructural development on the 100 hectares of land donated to the university in 2007 by the community and vowed to continue to assist the institution for it take-off.
He appealed to the National Universities Commission (NUC) to hasten the granting of a licence to the proposed university for it formal and smooth take off of its academic activities.