FG spends N64b fencing UNIMAID

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 N64 bn , is to stop the terrorists who have been penetrating the North- East part of the institution’s campus.

Chairman , Academic Staff Union of Universities in UNIMAID , Dr Dani Mamman , who stated these in an interview with The PUNCH , said only the western and southern parts of UNIMAID campus were initially fenced.

He said , “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.”

The Punch

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