The vice chancellor of Federal University Gusau, Zamfara state, Prof. Magaji Garba, has said that 15 students of the institution have been shown the way out of the institution because of poor performances in their chosen courses. Prof. Garba disclosed this at a news conference shortly after the university’s matriculation ceremony on Wednesday.
He said the students of the university were expected to be serious with their studies and perform up to standard, adding that any student who scores below 1.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) would be expelled. However, the vice chancellor did not disclose names of the affected students, but reassured the university community that all the 27 programmes being offered by the institution would be accredited between April and May this year. Garba further said that the maiden convocation of the university would hold before the end of the year.
“We want to introduce new programmes into the university, especially Engineering, which we believe, is very important, considering the availability of solid mineral resources in the state. “The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has sponsored five of our staff abroad for doctoral degree in Engineering to boost the capacity of our engineering department,” he said.