The Nasarawa State University, Keffi, and the Nigerian Army have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Security and Strategic Studies Development.
The historic event took place at Army Headquarters Conference Room, Abuja on Thursday, 30th September 2021.
While delivering his remarks, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya who was represented by the Chief of Training (Army) Major General Abdulsalami Ibrahim lauded the Nigerian Army College of Logistics (NACOL) and NSUK for the academic collaboration. He further added that both institutions would leverage on the MoU to pursue academic excellence.
Speaking during the event, the Commandant, NACOL Maj Gen Martin Enendu said the partnership would improve strategic studies and training of students of NACOL. He added that the collaboration would spur the college to continue partnering with professional bodies towards achieving excellence in the field of studies.
Also speaking during the event, the Vice-Chancellor NSUK, Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed, who was represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Professor Saadatu Liman lauded the Nigerian Army for the partnership. She stated that the partnership will improve the quality of academic performance and open new frontiers of collaboration between both institutions.
Professor Saadatu added that the University is favourably disposed to organizing joint training programmes with the Nigerian Army. She also reiterated the willingness of the University to extend opportunities for academically qualified officers to teach courses that will add value to their programmes.
Highlights of the event were the symbolic signing of MoU, presentation of souvenirs, and group photographs.
The Vice-Chancellor was accompanied on the visit by the Registrar of the University, Mallam Bala Isyaka Ahmed 11, the Director Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Professor Andrew Zamani, and the Director of Linkages and International Cooperation, Dr. K'tso Nghargbu.