From Dauda Pam, Maiduguri
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno state has inaugurated the first Senate of Borno State University,BOSU, with a charge,that the ivory tower will accelerate socio-economic development, provide high quality manpower and improve human life in the state.
Inaugurating the Senate of the state University last Thursday at its permanent site at Njimtilo,the Governor said,he was optimistic that, the varsity would compete and excel favourably with other universities in the country.
He said that,” Investments in the education sector could create various means of opportunities to liberate society from dangerous ideological influences of Boko Haram insurgents, adding that,” this administration places a prime position to education, being the most important factor for economic development in the 21st Century,”.
According to him, the establishment of new varsity, is most important denominator in the promotion of development and high quality of human life and that,
“It is because of this reason that this administration pledges an unflinching commitment to provision of quality and functional education at all levels.
“We trust that qualitative education will also provide the bedrock to accelerate socioeconomic development agenda.” Gov. Zulum added and, however, noted that to create better education opportunities, the state government will invest heavily in it.