The Vice Chancellor of Plateau state University Prof. Yohanna Izam, says the [TETFUND] Tertiary Education Trust Fund has approved N500 million as intervention fund for the institution.
Izam disclosed this on friday when; the plateau State House Of Assembly Committee on public accounts and led by it chairman Hon. Peter Gyendeng, paid him a courtesy visit in his office.
This is an impressive development for us in PLASU considering the fact that; our monthly allocations from both the state and local governments are; inadequate in meeting the needs of the university,he said.
He appealed to the lawmakers and the state government to increase the state government to increase the university allocations to enable them pay salaries.
The University is running 17 accredited programmes in assisting the federal Ministry Of Education.
The National Universities Commission will approved 15 courses in May for Full accreditation.
He said efforts must made to strike a balance in subsequent employment and admissions so that all the local governments in the state have fair representation.
The Vice Chancellor appealed to the lawmakers to mobilise their constituents through awareness visits to take advantage of the university education the institution is providing to ensure that each local government area fills its quota.
On his part, commended the management of the university for being up to date in auditing the universities account.
He said the committee members were; on fact finding mission to all the state-owned tertiary institutions to ascertain whether their accounts has been audited.