Buhari Warns Host Communities Over FUTO Properties

President Buhari Warns Host Communities Over FUTO Properties

Buhari Warns Host Communities Over FUTO Properties

President Muhammadu Buhari, has yesterday given warning to host communities of Federal University Of Technology, Owerri FUTO, to hence forth stop the vanderlization of properties belonging to the school due to the lingering in boundary dispute.

The President, represented by the Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who handed the warning at the 32nd convocation ceremony of the school, said;

the federal government was not weak in taking possession of the land that was legitimately acquired.

However, as a responsible and engaging government, we prefers to dialogue and engage with the stakeholders in reaching peaceful resolution of the conflict.

Buhari Warns Host Communities Over FUTO Properties

He urged the host communities to see the siting of the university in their communities as a blessing and help partner with the university for its expansion and development.

While commending the management and staff for stability and industrial harmony that exist in the university, the President admonished them to formulate policies and regulations that would guide against unethical academic activities, sexual harassment, as well as establishing a code of ethics for staff and students.

“These policies will help promote academic excellence and create a healthy system for teaching, learning and research.”

He congratulated the 2,848 graduates awarded first degrees and postgraduate degrees and urged them to contribute to the development of the nation by translating ideas and experiences gained from the university into tangible products of entrepreneurship.

The incumbent Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihiedioha, disclosed that his administration would partner with FUTO in the recycling of waste products.

He said that it is in a bid to keep the state clean, adding that the government he inherited had little respect for environment.

He however, informed that his government had awarded a 17km Nekede-Ihiagwa- Owerri-Port Harcourt-Obinze road project to Chec Construction Company at a cost of N6.3 billion, with other 28 road projects are currently on-going simultaneously in the state.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eze thanked the federal government for their sustained assistance and interventions towards the development of the institution.

We are still encumbered with so many challenges like inadequate funding, lack of staff quarters, inadequate foundry facilities, insufficient laboratory equipment, stadium, encroachment on the university land, delisting of some academic programmes among other nagging issues,” he said.

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