By Yunusa Abdullahi.
The Chairman of the Implementation Committee for the establishment of the Nigeria Army University Biu Major General Mathias Efeohan disclosed this to Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla during a courtesy visit to Governor at Government House Yola.
General Efeohan revealed that initially the proposed University was the Nigerian Army institute of Technological development Makurdi and the Nigeria Army had decided to upgrade the institution to a University status.
The Implementation committee Chairman said the main objectives of the Army University is to be self sufficiency and to impact knowledge to the children in the North East sub-region and the country at large.
He also solicited for the support and assistance of the Adamawa state Government in actualization of the University in the region.
He however commended Governor Muhammed Jibrilla for the infrastructural development in Adamawa state as well as provision of social amenities to the electorates at the grassroots.
While responding, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla assured members of the Implementation Committee that his government has made Education as a number One priority, pointingout that his Administration has already declared a state of emergency on Education sector.
He also stated that with the establishment of Army University in the North East, Adamawa state will benefit alot educationally, explaining that his government will continue to support the Military at all times.