Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), has concluded arrangements to engage more female lecturers to fill in some gap within the institution.
The vice chancellor, Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed, disclosed this at the Gender Week 2020, organised by Centre for Gender Studies of the institution.
He added that in 2021, the institution will recruit more female lecturers.
Mohammed stated that the director and his team deserve a great reward for the leadership success recorded at the centre. The VC who declared the event open was represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) Academic, Professor Olayemi Akinwumi.
In her welcome speech, the director, Centre for Gender Studies, Dr Hauwa’u Mohammad Mainoma, said the theme of the Gender Week 2020 is “Gender Inclusive Development”.
According to her, the theme is carefully selected and erudite scholars are invited to present paper that can address our society challenges.
“The theme was carefully chosen considering the various calls to factor in gender,” she said.
Similarly, the Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa state command, Bola Emmanuel Longe, stressed that youths are leaders of tomorrow, therefore they should shun all manners of illicit drugs, vices and evil attitude as they are trained to take over the mantle of leadership.
He appealed to youths to believe in God irrespective of religious denominations.
He further described youths as mature adults.
The commissioner who was represented by SP Eunice Oghudu of Keffi Police Command, urged parents to monitor and discipline their children.On his part, a professor of Political Science, Eugene Aliegba, called for engagement of women in political offices. This he said can create changes in public domain.