The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, who is now the Chairman, Governing Council, Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos on Thursday assumed work by inspecting some projects and presiding over the council’s meeting in Bokkos, near Jos.
The projects inspected by the former INEC boss shortly after inauguration by Governor Simon Lalong, include the N114 million TETFund Lecture Halls, the N72 million Entrepreneurship Centre and the N69 million 250-capacity theatre.
Jega, who expressed gratitude to the Plateau Government over the appointment, said that the university was founded on very lofty objectives with a very good mission and vision statements.
According to him, the role of the council is defined by law and that it will do everything possible to see that staff worked together to stimulate the growth and development of the university.
The university’s Acting Director of Works, Mr Aku Ayok, who took the council members round the projects, said most of the projects were TETFund’s with some completed while othersat near completion.