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Resource inspection teams from the National Universities Commission (NUC) have commended the Management of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai for ensuring adequate preparations toward the takeoff of Faculty of Law and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Institution in the next academic session.

The team which was a combination of Director Academic Planning of NUC, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Professor of Law as well as renowned Professors of Pharmaceutical Sciences from high ranking universities in the country were received by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Abu Kasim Adamu at the Management Meeting Room of the University.

Speaking while receiving the two teams, the Vice Chancellor appreciated the Acting Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Chris Jibreel Mayaki for the powerful delegation to inspect and assess the two programmes and stressed that the University was conscious of the Commission’s standards and is ready to maintain them.

In their separate remarks, the NUC delegations applauded the Management for their futuristic plan towards the establishment of the two faculties in the University.

On his part, the Director Academic Planning, National Universities Commission (NUC), Mallam Abubakar Girie said IBB University, Lapai Faculty of Law complex being constructed, when completed will be a model and largest in Nigerian universities; stressing that the complex was well structured and well organized, with all the required facilities and adequate offices for both Teaching and Non teaching staff with Moot Court, Law Clinic, Judge’s Chamber, Law Library and e-law Library in the building.

He stressed that the Law complex has an ultra-modern auditorium, six classes with over two hundred and fifty seats capacity.

Also the team leaders of the two Faculties, Professor Maxwell Michael and Professor Ibrahim Mohammed Sule lauded the Management of the University for strictly adhering to the rules of establishing and commencement of the Law and Pharmaceutical Sciences programmes.

They noted that some universities that were anxious to commence the programmes did not invite the NUC for resource inspection to give necessary approval before commencing such programmes, which they pointed out that at the end the programmes were closed down for not complying with requisite standards.

The duo, also enjoyed the Management to keep the tempo higher and expressed optimism that the result of the visit would be favourable for the programmes to takeoff.

In his vote of thanks, the Registrar, Alhaji Idris Saleh Kusherki applauded the Team members for their commendations and reassured them that the University Management would continue to adhere to the professional advice to ensure that the two programmes commence without any hitch.

Highlights of the resource inspection exercise was visit by each team to the permanent structures being constructed for the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences respectively, and thorough assessment of required human resources and other basic facilities.