The projects include the laboratory for physics and chemistry, and the 500 capacity lecture hall for Faculty of Science.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Sunday Adelabu, on Tuesday said the institution spent the N2 billion Federal Government’s intervention fund in 2012 on four major projects.
He said this when he conducted journalists round the projects at the institution’s permanent site on Airport Road in Giri.
“Those projects you have seen so far – the laboratory for physics and chemistry, the 500 capacity lecture hall for Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts and for Management Sciences – are all from the N2 billion financial help given by the president.
“In addition to the buildings, we have equipment bought for all the departments in the university.
“The monies used for all these were from that special intervention by President Goodluck Jonathan,” he said.
According to him, the administration is also undertaking five other projects through the university’s appropriation fund.
The projects include construction of new hostel blocks, lecture theatres and the renovation of other infrastructure, adding that they would be completed before the end of June.
Mr. Adelabu said the university had also accessed the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) intervention and that 60 per cent of the fund was in the university’s account.
On the issue of inadequate water supply, he said it had continued to persist because of constant vandalism of water pipes.
President Jonathan appropriated N2 billion as special intervention fund to develop infrastructure in the university in 2012.
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