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Buratai warns against cultism, strike in Nigerian Army University

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…As Buratai appoints David Malgwi Vice Chancellor

Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai has his warmed against cultism, activism, protest or strike and any other untoward  activities from both the students and staff  in the  Nigerian Army University Biu.

Buratai made this know on the occasion of the presentation of appointment Professor David Iliya malgwi to vice chancellor Nigerian Army University Biu on Tuesday.

He warned that any of such act would be viewed seriously.

He said, “As you are all aware that the university is a military establishment though with a conventional setting, discipline would thus be enforced as vices such as cultism, activism, protest or strike and any untoward acts or activities from both the students and staff  the army chief said

He assured that the university will enhance the capacity of the Nigerian Army and serve as solution centre for technological and operation problems of the Nigerian Army, military and the nation at large.

The COAS added the vision of the university is would be channelled towards not only developing the Nigerian Army’s capacity to compete professionally and responsively with other armies of the world but would also graduate a civilian manpower well equipped to live and work in this emerging competitive world.

Buratai explained the the university is designed to create the critical mass required for research, innovation, testing and development in the 21st century settings.

“Additionally, it will provide excellence, ingenuity, creativity and distinctive competences in intellectual outcomes,” he said.

He informed that the vision of the university is  “To make the Nigerian Army University Biu a centre of academic excellence in education, research and innovation for human capacity development, military science and technology for national development; and for the progress of humanity”.

Buratai recalled that the institution was approved by the Federal Executive Council on 3 April 2018 and was followed with an elaborate Ground Breaking Ceremony on 30 October 2018 at the University’s permanent site in Biu.

He urged the university community to ensure all hands are on deck to nurture the university and see that aall efforts qint come to naught because of internal wrangling.

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