According to the university’s Bulletin issued Monday, the award afforded the school a prize money of N75 million.
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He said the university has mounted Closed-Circuit Television, also known as video surveillance, across campus for safety of students and members of staff.
This followed the recipients outstanding performance during their one-year mandatory service to the nation.
It also said the proceeds had been credited to the TSA account of the university.
Abdulkareem stated this in a welcome address he delivered virtually to students on Monday as they began phased resumption for the completion of the COVID-19 induced suspended 2019/2020 academic session.
Abdulkareem made this disclosure on Tuesday while inaugurating the Mycroplasma Diagnostic and Research Laboratory of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the university.
The University of Ilorin has distributed relief items to international students of the institution who were caught in the lockdown occasioned by Coronavirus Disease pandemic and could not travel back home.
According to Unilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the award was contained in a letter conveyed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, dated January 13, 2020, and signed by the Forum’s Programme Coordinator, Ellen Clarke
Abdulkareem said: “My lord, after the allocation of 10 plots of land to the staff of the Kwara State Television Authority, the General Manager of the Station, Alhaji Abdulfatai Adewale Adebowale, approached the Director General of Kwara State Bureau of Land that there is no way the 10 plots could be shared among the staff, let them sell it and bring the money.
It described the appointment as a “fascinating antecedent”.
Prof. Olabisi Olasehinde-Williams, the Director of Centre for International Education, University of Ilorin, has disclosed that the institution has the highest number of international student enrolment in the country for the 2018/2019 Academic Session.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the institution plans to re-brand into global University through employment of more foreign nationals.
According to the University Bulletin, on Monday, the institution is committed to conflict resolution and peaceful co-existence between the Fulani herdsmen and the institution.
Delivering the tables on Monday to the Acting Head of the Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Dr. Zubair Jaji, the Head of the Central Workshop, Funsho Olorunshola, said the tables were produced with the best quality steel materials and urged relevant Departments in the University to patronise the Unit for their needs.
According to the University weekly Bulletin issued on Monday, the management of the institution last Thursday held a security meeting with the leaders of the 11 Fulani settlements on the University land.
Abdulkareem made this assertion on Monday in Ilorin at a three-day unscheduled visit to the various faculties of the university to monitor the ongoing registration of fresh students.