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Al-Hikmah VC pledges to reposition institution to high ranking school

The new vice Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Prof. Noah Yusuf has promised to reconstrust the institution as a model of good private participation in University education.


Yussuf made this promise while briefing the newsmen at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Centre in Ilorin on Tuesday, as the 5th Vice Chancellor of the University.

He said that he would make the school to be among high ranking Universities across the globe through its well articulated vision and philosophy.

The VC, however, said his vision for the university is to tap from the existing potentials through purposeful leadership.

Yusuf noted he was also poised to introduce innovations geared towards achieving results in areas where the university is currently experiencing challenges.

He added that his philosophy was to attain global best practices in all aspect of the university and lecturers shall be motivated to engage in effective lecture delivery and research to meet global standard geared towards producing well-discipline, industrious and patriotic graduates who shall be blessing to Nigerian nation.

Yusuf, the fifth Chancellor of the University, therefore, seek for the management support to achieve his vision and mission.

He said, ” I shall direct my immediate focus to consolidating the achievements recorded by my predecessors in office through dynamic, transparent, consultative and purposeful leadership.

” I must emphasise the fact that whoever wants to continue to build on the solid foundation these reputable and hardworking Vice Chancellors had laid must have a clear focus, vision and mission regarding what he wants his contributions to be.

“I shall tackle the current challenges of the University and explore ways of forging new areas of achievements and ground-breaking feats.

” With the current competitions among the ever-increasing Private Universities in Nigeria

” A University which must stand the test of time must introduce innovations and consult widely and appropriately, with critical stakeholders, among whom are the Proprietor, Board of Trustees, Governing Council and the Management, Senate, parents, staff and, even, students as well as people in the University’s immediate community

” I am glad to inform you that I come to Al-Hikmah University as its fifth Vice Chancellor with a clear focus and well formulated vision and mission statement, which is to pilot the affairs of Al-Hikmah University

” In such a manner that by the time I shall be completing my tenure, the University will not only rank among the best in Nigeria, it will also be among the high ranking universities across the globe

“How do I plan to do this? It is through well articulated vision and philosophy”, said the VC.

He added that, Al-hikmah University requires inflow of funds, grants for its capital and recurrent expenditures and as new vice-chancellor he would embark on another funding measures and strategies by establishing revenue-yielding programmes such as Master in Business Administration (MBA), Master in Public Administration (M.P.A), Post graduate Diploma and others to substitute existing source of funds.

He also said he would increase the revenue base of the university through establishing linkages with other national and international Universities and academic centres for partnership collaboration and project funding through his practical experience as former Director of centre for peace and strategic studies University of Ilorin.

Edited By: Felix Ajide (NAN)

 

Vice Chancellor, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Prof Noah Yusuf.

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