Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has promised to look into the issue of the uncompleted Senate Building of Niger State Government owned Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai with a view to completing the project.
General Babangida made the promise when the Management team of the University led by the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Mohammed Saba Mohammed visited him at his UpHill residence in Minna.
The Elder Statesman apppreciated the Management of the University for the courtesy visit and prayed that the University would continue to grow from strength to strength.
Earlier in his address, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Mohammed Saba Mohammed thanked the Elder Stateman for the tremendous and excellent services he is rendering to the country and humanity, especially IBB University, Lapai.
Professor Mohammed who is the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration equally appreciated the former Military President for honouring the University’s 3rd Combined Convocation Ceremony as he was represented by a former Minister of Finance, Alhaji Abubakar Muye.
He told the former President that the University was in dare need of the completion of its Senate Building which to date is the biggest outstanding legacy project yet to be completed, stressing that the Elder Statesman should come to the rescue of the University using his immense influence and connections.
On the entourage of the Acting Vice Chancellor are, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Dr. Muhammad Aliyu Paiko; Registrar, Alhaji Musa Ango Abdullahi; Bursar, Alhaji Abdul Garba.
Others are, Director Academic Planning, Dr. Muhammad Bello Aliyu; Dean Student Affairs, Dr Bashir Danlami Sarkin Daji; and Alhaji Babangida Bala Jatau, Deputy Registrar, Council and Management Affairs respectively.
Prayers were offered for the life of the Elder Statesman, the University, Niger State, and the nation as a whole.