Visitor to the Benue State University, Makurdi, His Excellency, Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia has dissolved the Governing Council of the university.
The dissolution is with immediate effect.
He has therefore constituted a seven man Visitation Panel with the mandate to amongst other things, thoroughly audit the activities of the university from 2016 when the last panel visited. The panel is to comprehensively investigate activities at the institution and report back accordingly for necessary action(s).
Other terms of reference for the panel are contained in the letter conveying the decision of the Visitor.
The panel which is headed by Prof. Gabriel Moti as Chairman has Barr. Simon Orkuma as Secretary. Other members include, Prof. Kwaghkondo Agber, Igyeigye Peter, Prof. Christie Ekoja, Mr. Sam Yuhwa, and Prof. Okpe Okpe.
In a letter conveying the decision of the visitor and signed by the Secretary to the Government of Benue State, Prof. Joseph Alakali, the Panel will be inaugurated today, Monday, 17th July 2023 at 8am in Government House, Makurdi.
SIR TERSOO KULA
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Benue State.
…a proud Tiv BATist from Benue