The first and only proposed private university in Gombe state and the third in the North-east, has formally submitted its strategic documents to the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Abuja.
While submitting the documents, the Committee led by the executive director, Pen Resource Academy, Gombe, Dr. Sani Jauro, presented a brief history of the proprietor’s sojourn in educational service delivery.
He said the Academy would graduate its fifth set this year and that all the products of the Academy had successfully transited to various universities across the world.
Jauro further presented slides of the existing facilities for the take-off of the university.
The Committee subsequently engaged in an interactive session with the executive secretary of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar A. Rasheed, and his directors.
Rasheed stressed that a team of experts from the Commission would visit the university to evaluate facilities and the level of its preparedness to take off.
Present on the proposed Pen Resource University’s team were Dr. Aliyu Abubakar Bafeto of the University of Abuja; Professor Sale Abdullahi of Nile University, Abuja, and Professor Mustafa Jamda, Provost, College of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Abuja.