The university’s vice-chancellor, Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, made the revelation when he paid a courtesy visit to the editor-in-chief of the Nigerian News Agency, Silas Nwoha, in Abuja.
Mr. Shugaba also revealed that these personalities were from different parts of the country due to the cosmopolitan nature of the school.
“Right now our university has the largest number of students with a student population of about 75,000.
“It’s a university that has alumni everywhere,” he said.
On whether or not the school is benefiting from its alumni, the vice-chancellor said that although not much had been achieved from the alumni as a body, he nevertheless revealed that the alumni had individually helped the school in various ways, particularly at the departmental level. .
He said that many had provided equipment while others carried out construction work, among others.
The gift encouraged alumni to build their membership spanning the entire country and other countries to have a better impact on society.