Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na-Alllah, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, has pledged to ensure adequate security and enhanced quality learning environment in the school.
Na-Alllah, who made the call at a news conference in Gwagwalada on Thursday, promised to do everything possible to provide the needed facilities to make learning easy and interesting.
According to him, his vision is to strategically reposition the institution to change the attitude of Nigerians especially academicians toward the school.
The vice-chancellor further said that he would empower indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory by setting up a centre for Gbagyi institute to help promote community development in the area.
“My approach and desires are to model the way by building on existing blocks, inspire shared leadership and vision, promote academic excellence and encourage the heart with the right attitude.
”We want to produce students, who can think strategically and not engage in bureaucracy and as such, all stakeholders and all hands must own it.
”It will help us in achieving the objective of repositioning the university as centre of innovation, knowledge, creation, technology-enhanced enterprise driven, learning and adaption as core competences,” he said.
Na-Alllah noted that one of the goals of the school was to develop a spirit of enquiry among graduate students for research, intellectual independence, individual creativity and team work.
He stressed that it was high time education institutions and businesses in Nigeria began to work together to drive the country’s development.