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FUL Management Receives Members of the Presidential Visitation Panel


Members of the Presidential Visitation Panel to Federal University Lokoja led by His Excellency, Ambassador Godknows Igali have arrived the University to begin their assignment. The Team was warmly received by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olayemi Akinwumi and his Management Team on Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Felele Campus.

The Visitation Panel interacted with Principal Officers and other Senior Staff of the University, which marked the beginning of series of interactive sessions that would further take place within the period that the Committee would be in the University to carryout their assignment as directed by the Visitor to the University, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR.

In his remarks, the Chairman of the Visitation Panel, His Excellency, Ambassador Godknows Igali reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment in ensuring that some of the challenges affecting Public Universities in Nigeria were looked into with a view to addressing them, hence the need for the Visitation Panel. He added that the Committee would be in the University till Thursday (during the first visit) to interact with relevant stakeholders and also receive reports and necessary documents that would help them in carrying out the important assignment.

While reading out the Terms of Reference to Members of the University Management, the Visitation Panel solicited the support and cooperation of all stakeholders and Members of the University Community in order to achieve their objectives in record time.

Other Members of the Panel were: Professor Aribisala J. Olugbenga, Professor Christopher Eze, Barr. Ngozi Udodi, Bitrus Usmana, Barr. John Benson Umoren, and Mrs. Claris N. Ujan who serves as the Secretary to the Visitation Panel.