The Management of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Century Global Synergy
solution for the building of four blocks of three storey; two blocks for male students and two blocks for female students respectively.
In a welcome address, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Abu Kasim Adamu applauded the funding partners, Century Global Synergy and that when the multi-billion naira project is completed, it would reduce hostel accommodation challenges to the bearest minimum.
Professor Adamu noted that eighty to ninety percent of students stay outside the campus and accommodations is too expensive, but with this new development, it would reduce some stress.
He appreciated the Management of the company for showing interest in partnering and collaborating with with the University, stressing that after completing the project, the name of the company would be written in gold.
Speaking, Managing Director, Century Global Synergy, Mr. Lawal Madaki said the company would mobilise to site immediately and the project would be executed within twelve months.
He maintained that, when completed, it would be four blocks of three storey building; male and female hostel of five hundred and seventy six rooms, fourty eight rooms per floor, amounting to one hundred and fourty four rooms per block.
Mr. Madaki assured the University Management that the company has all it takes to carry out the project without waste of time.
He added that after completing the project, the company want to also build a mini refinery for students practical as their contributions to the growth of education.
In their separate remarks, some of the Principal Officers of the University applauded the company for coming to add their qouta to the infrastructural development of the University.
They hoped that the company would keep to its words to complete the multi-billion naira project within the stipulated time.
In a vote of thanks, the Registrar, Alhaji Musa Ango Abdullahi thanked the initiators of the project and the funding partner for seeing the University worthy to invest in.
He assured the Management of the company that the University would ensure an enabling working environment.
Alhaji Abdullahi also hoped and prayed that the company will keep to its words and also ensure quality structures that would stand the taste of time.
Highlights of the ceremony was the singing of the memorandum by the two parties and visit to site.