The Vice Chancellor of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) Lapai, Prof Mohammad Nasir Maiturare has disclosed that the university has received N6 billion intervention fund from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TERTFUND) since its inception .
Prof Maiturare disclosed this at the weekend when he was conducting journalists round some of the TERTFUND projects at the university’s Centre for Applied Science and Technology Research (CASTER) at Lapai
He stated that the most important aspect of the interventions were in the areas of provision of hi-tech equipment needed for research and that TERTFUND provided the school with state of the art laboratories facilities.
According to him the university usually go to other universities for research but with the various intervention from the fund, and the acquisition of the hi-tech equipment, the researches could be carried out in-house.
“ Though we are new university but when it comes to researches , we are reckoned with, we are fortunate in that regard.”
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