The Management of one of the newly approved private Universities in Nigeria, Karl Kumm University (KKU) Vom, Plateau State owned by the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), has expressed deep appreciation to the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Barr. Simon Bako Lalong for his support to the realization of the dream of the University.
The Team led by the Chairman, Board of Trustees and Executive Secretary Tetfund, Prof. Suleiman E. Bogoro was at the Plateau State Government House, Rayfield Jos, along with the Chairman Governing Board, Prof. Ochapa Onazi and COCIN President, Rev. (Dr.) Dachollom Datiri.
Prof. Bogoro said the State Governor did played many roles on the scene and behind the scene to ensure the dream of Karl Kumm University (KKU) comes to fruition after many years.
He added that, Governor Lalong apart from granting the Certificate of Occupancy for the institution, also fulfilled the promise of his predecessor for the construction of the University Library by the Plateau State Government which is almost completed. He also interfaced at various times with the Federal Ministry of Education, the National Universities Commission and the Presidency towards the approval for the school.
Prof. Bogoro said the approval of the University is a dream come true for the COCIN family Worldwide, as it has many years of experience in providing quality education for Nigerians who have gone ahead to make a positive mark in different fields both within and outside the Nation. He assured that the University will maintain such standards and raise great leaders with character, knowledge and integrity.
The Plateau State Governor on his part, while welcoming the management team, said the establishment of Karl Kumm University (KKU) is a great development for Plateau State and her people as it deepens the rich educational history of the State which has groomed many great minds that have made the Nation proud.
Governor Lalong added that, the Plateau State Government will continue to support the University to take off and stabilize, as it presents great opportunities for the growth and development of the State and Nigeria at large.
Governor Lalong also used the opportunity to congratulate the COCIN President and the Church over the release of Rev. Polycarb Zongo who spent about seven (7) months in the hands of insurgents.
Photos; Josiah Jenvulu