Buratai confirms Malgwi as army varsity VC
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has confirmed the appointment of Prof. David Iliya Malgwi, as Vice Chancellor of the Nigerian Army University, Biu (NAUB), Borno State.He said the confirmation had been approved by the Federal Ministry of Education.
During an event in the state, Buratai observed that the focal point of the institution was to serve as a solution centre to the technological and operational problems of the military and the nation at large. His words: “It is designed to create the critical mass required for research, innovation, testing and development in the 21st century settings.
“Additionally, it will provide excellence, ingenuity, creativity and distinctive competencies in intellectual outcomes.”The COAS promised to make the premier military university a centre of academic excellence for the advancement of humanity.He commended the Biu Emirate Council for being a good host while urging Nigerians to contribute positively towards the development of the ivory tower.