Vice Chancellor, Karl Kumm University Vom, Professor Nanven Audu Gambo, at the weekend said the infrastructure development implemented by the outgoing Vice Chancellor of Bingham university Professor William Barnabas Qurix has made the institution to compete favourable with any first Generation University in the Country.

Speaking in Jos at a dinner in honour of the outgoing Vice Chancellor of Bingham university Professor William Barnabas Qurix , organized by the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences of the university ,he added that Bingham University is now one of the most- sought after Universities in the country.

He further said that Bingham university has distinguished itself under the watch of the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor William Barnabas Qurix .
In his words ” Bingham in the past few years has been competing favourably with first-generation universities, making it attractive to admission seekers .”

” Since he came onboard as Vice Chancellor of Bingham University ,Prof Barnabas Qurix has remained focused on the reasons the Institution was established .”

Gambo lauded Prof Qurix for his steadfastness in taking the institution to higher heights .

Also in his speech ,the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos Prof Tanko Ishaya described Prof Qurix’s six -year rule as a monumental advancement for the institution.

He noted that the VC would be leaving the institution far better than he met it, especially in the areas of infrastructure, welfare, discipline, integrity, transparency and accountability.

Speaking earlier Prof Musa Dankyau the Provost, College of Medicine & Allied Health Sciences said the outgoing Vice Chancellor would leave behind several legacies .

He added that Bingham University was granted full accreditation status for Medicine & Surgery programme back-to- back by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)under the tenure of the outgoing Vice Chancellor .

He said the Gains of the past 6 years under the stewardship of Prof William Barnabas Qurix are enormous .

According to him ,the outgoing Vice Chancellor Constructed a female hostel as well as Purchase and renovated two off-campus hostels at Ndagi Faruk and Jenta Apata .

“Prof Qurix Constructed 4 classrooms of 100-150 capacity .,he also Constructed and academic block (Prof. Felix Anjorin Block) as well as restructuring of accommodation into academic staff offices “
He also said the Vice Chancellor reconstructed the Provost office block as well as Constructed additional offices .

The Provost of the Medical school of the institution added that Prof Qurix also constructed the Emergency Paediatrics Unit at Teaching Hospital as well as the Construction of a student hostel in Kagoro for rural posting of medical students.

He added that Prof Qurix also Constructed Toilet block at the Hospital Chapel, as well as an incinerator and also Purchase and installated several teaching and laboratory equipments

Prof Qurix who spoke at the occasion assessed his six year tenure with a sense of fulfillment, adding that he was happy that he was leaving the citadel of learning better than he met it.

“I am highly fulfilled and happy for this honourary celebration organised by the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences of the university .

The VC who also thanked everyone who contributed to the success of his administration and disclosed that after leaving office, he would continue to contribute his quarter to the sustained grow and development of the University.


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