By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Governor, Muhammdu Inuwa Yahaya, CON, (Dan Majen Gombe) has approved the extension of tenure of the Management of the Gombe State University of Science and Technology, Kumo for six months with effect from 1st July, 2023.
This was made known in a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs), Government House Gombe,. Ismaila Uba Misilli, dated Saturday June 24, 2023.
It explained that the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, who conveyed the governor’s approval, said the decision followed the expiration of their tenure at the end of this June, and the need to facilitate smooth take over of the institution by the Lincoln University College Malaysia.
It would be recalled that Gombe State Government has signed a Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with the Lincoln University College of Malaysia to prop up academic activities at the Gombe State University of Science and Technology Kumo and activate the institution to a centre of academic excellence.
The MoU is the treaty that will bring to life the established and hitherto abandoned University, with a view to making it a world class institution that would favourably compete in the comity of international universities.