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Bingham University enrolls 1,376 for the 2020/2021 academic session

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Bingham University enrolls 1,376 for the 2020/2021 academic session

By Naomi Sharang

Bingham University , Karu, Nasarawa State, on Friday enrolled 1,376 students for the 2020/2021 academic session .

The Institute’s vice-chancellor, Professor William Qurix, who took the enrollment oath on the students, noted that the event was on the 16th since the school was established.

Qurix said a total of 2,364 applicants applied to the university to study various courses, of which 1,376 were admitted.

“In a similar vein, today (Friday) also marks the enrollment of 387 of our postgraduate students in various postgraduate programs offered by the university,” he said.

He said that since the start of academic activities in 2006, the university has maintained a stable academic calendar and continues to produce high-quality graduates in the domestic and global labor market.

The vice-chancellor said the institution currently manages 64 academic programs with 46 established over the past three years.

Regarding the rate of insecurity in the country, Qurix called on the federal government to pay special attention to schools to stem the threat of kidnappings.

“We pray that they will pay special attention to schools in order to allow the continuation of a normal academic life.

“Security measures are not measures that you brag about. We are aware of what is going on around the company. We are also doing our best to make the students safe, ”he said.

In a paper presentation, Prof. Raymond Bako, Faculty of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria urged students to reflect on their lives and recommit themselves to serving God and making the right decisions that will allow them to be successful. in life.

He spoke on the topic “Balancing your academic, social and spiritual life on campus”.

Bako also called on students to avoid all social vices, including sexual immortality and get-rich-quick activities.

One of the students, Tuta Joseph, who spoke to the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) praised God for guiding him through elementary, secondary and now college.

“At 17, I feel honored. It is a great privilege to be at Bingham University, ”he said. (NAA)

(NAN)

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