The Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Wukari, Prof Geoffrey Okogbaa has approved the proposal for the establishment of the University Staff School.
This was disclosed at the staff Multipurpose Co-operative Society meeting held on the 15th January, 2015, where the society chairman, Mr. Nwoka Emmanuel said that the school would be funded on 50% counterpart basis between the university management and the cooperative Society.
The chairman disclosed that the Excos have already swung into action by constituting three committees namely, building, logistic and curriculum development. He asked the congress for ratification to kick-start the project.
He also disclosed that the site has been given and work has commenced.
Stressing the viability and validity of the school, Mr. Nwoka said members and the community stand to benefit a lot if the school is established, adding that it would be the first of its kind in all the newly established nine university in the country.
In consideration of the importance and viability of the project, members, after exhaustive deliberation, ratified the proposal as well as the committees to give legal backing for the commencement of work in earnest.
The congress also agreed to extend sales of share to the ending of February 2015.
It would be recalled that the share which was to be sold at N100 per unit with minimum of five and maximum of 500 units by each member commenced since January, 2015 and will come to a close at the end of the month.