The Forum of Southern Kaduna Professors, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Executive Council for the license granted Nok University Kachia, Kaduna state to operate.
The academicians also thanked the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Prof Adamu Abubakar Rasheed for their support.
“We commend the proactive commitments of the Board of Trustees of Nok University led by His Lordship, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah and the Project Implementation Committee who made sure that deadlines were made and projects carried out according to plan,” a statement issued by Prof John Gambo Laah said.
The Southern Kaduna professors salute the foresight of the founder of Nok University Kachia, Dr Anthony Hassan, the Dokajen Jaba, in conceiving the idea of the University and his enthusiasm in ensuring that it becomes a reality.
“We are enormously proud of this accomplishment and we acknowledge this milestone. We hope that this should bring tremendous pride and a strong sense of accomplishment to the founder,” the professors said.
“We are intrigued by the array of courses the National Universities Commission has approved for Nok University to run, which are the most sought-after courses in the sciences.
“These courses, we understand, include; B.Sc. Anatomy, B.Sc. Physiology, B.Sc. Radiography, B.Sc. Health Information Management, B.Sc. Quantity Survey, B.Sc. Architecture, B.Sc. Medical & Lab. Science, B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. Microbiology, B.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc. Environmental Management, B.Sc. Information Technology, B.Sc. Cyber Security and B.Sc. Computer Science.”
“We confirm our individual and collective desire to support Nok university to become an epicentre of learning and research in Nigeria,” the professors added.