Unijos VC Pledges Commitment To Open-Door Policy








Vice-Chancellor, University of Jos, Professor Tanko Ishaya has restated his administration's commitment towards ensuring that critical stakeholders are carried along in taking important decisions that reflect the University’s best interests.FRCN Brief

Professor Ishaya made his position known when he received delegations from some organizations which visited him at the Vice-Chancellor's Conference Room, Administrative Building, Naraguta Campus, University of Jos.

The Vice-Chancellor who was in company of other Principal Officers of the University, emphasized that his administration is being guided by principles of Transparency, Accountability and Integrity and enjoined the University’s stakeholders to always give the needed advice that will add value to the system and turn around the fortunes of the University’s beneficiary communities.

He promised to work closely with relevant agencies to build on the contributions of past administrations in the University and work on processes that will engender confidence in the Staff and Students as well as other stakeholders in the educational system.

Among the delegations received were those from the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau State Council, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN Highland FM 101.5), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and the Nigerian Postal Service (NPS).

The various groups who spoke separately through their leaders said the visit was to congratulate the Vice-Chancellor over his elevation, to pledge their allegiance to his administration and also seek ways of partnership for the benefit and growth of the University and nation at large.

Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Plateau State Council, Mr. Paul Jatau, General Manager, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN Highland FM, Jos), Ms. Patience Jatau and the Zonal Manager, News Agency of Nigeria, Jos Zonal Office, Mr. Kayode Olaitan explained that they were ready to project the activities of the University to the global community through sustained partnership on their different media platforms. They noted that the University is making great strides in different spheres especially Research, Community Service, Physical and Human Capital Development which the world needs to know through constant media engagement that would present the University in positive light.

Speaking separately, Plateau State Postal Officer, Nigerian Postal Service, Mr. Michael Akaahar appreciated University of Jos for its patronage and said the service is well positioned to provide Courier services to the University as its Official Courier.

The State Postal Officer requested the University to approve the printing of Commemoration Stamps bearing the institution’s image and logo and to also provide office space at the Naraguta Campus to enable the Postal Service serve the institution better.

Highpoint of the visit was the presentation of a Compendium of Nigerian Postal Stamps produced by the Nigerian Postal Service.



Abdullahi Abdullahi

Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications