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Unijos Launches Operation Beauty from ashes Click here for pictures of fire

Friday, 21 October 2016


The University of Jos Management launched the Operation Beauty from Ashes Campaign today on the 20th October, 2016 and it has in attendance Principal officers among others. Hosting the program at the Main Library Complex Bauchi Road Campus, The host and University Librarian welcomed members of the University community to the Launch and indulged all to participate in the campaign. He said “all Library activities have continued in the Bauchi road campus Library since the fire and we encourage all staff and students that have borrowed books to return them so they will be duly discharged. We also have online Subscribed data bases on the Library webpage for student to consult and shelves will be put in place in the Bauchi Road Campus for collections that will be coming in for the Faculties that were razed by the fire”.
University Librarian, Dr. Stephen Akintunde
He welcomed and thanked all for coming.
Speaking at the Occasion, the Vice Chancellor and Chairman of the occasion, Prof. Sebastian Seddi Maimako announced that a structural Integrity test have been carried out by a team of engineers on the building. In his words “We just received the interim report for the structural Integrity test carried out on the building and we are glad to announce that the building can still be occupied but we have been advised against co-habituating the Library and other offices on that floor”. Massive repairs and resuscitation will be done as
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Seddi Maimako
soon as resources are on ground to kick start the repairs. The Vice Chancellor also announced that all principal officers of the University have agreed to contribute their own quota to the cause. Each management member is to contribute the sum of ₦1m each. He also said that Federal Ministries and Tetfund have been reached to provide support for this cause.
Prof. Lami Longbin, speaking un-behalf of the Committee of Deans and Directors, announced that when they meet, they will also bring their own contributions to the rebuilding of the Library.
Donations from Center for Continuing Education (Books and Journals), Institute of Education (books), Directorate of General studies (Cash and books, journals) etc were also received
Goodwill messages were also received from Former University Librarian Prof. A. Ochai, Director Advancement office, ICT Director, Unijos Alumni and a host of others.
Closing remark was given by Prof. MD Longbap Director of Centre for Continuing Education (CCE).

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