The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) University of Maiduguri chapter, Dr. Dani Mammal has disclosed that the Federal Government has approved sum of N64 billion for the perimeter fence of the institution.
Dr. Dani disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH, said only the western and southern parts of UNIMAID campus were initially fenced.
According to him “The Federal Government has begun the construction of the 27.3-kilometre perimeter fence for the University of Maiduguri to check incessant attacks by Boko Haram terrorists”
The project, which is valued at N64bn, is to stop the terrorists who have been penetrating the North-East part of the institution’s campus.
“The UNIMAID perimeter fence is still being constructed. The Federal Government approved N64 bn for the construction of 27.3-kilometre perimeter fence for UNIMAID. That place is very porous”
“The ASUU UNIMAID wrote to the Minister of Education through the ASUU president after an explosion during which we lost a professor and seven other staff.” He said