Federal university Birnin Kebbi starts relocation to new site


The Federal University in Birnin Kebbi has commenced movement of Administrative and Academics Departments from the temporary to the permanent site to enhance service delivery.

The temporary site was located at Kilometre Eight along Birnin Kebbi to Kalgo road, while the new site is located along Kalgo to Bunza road.

A statement by the Acting Head of Information and Public Relations unit of the institution, Jamilu Magaji, indicated that the Administrative Block comprising the Vice Chancellor’s office, Registry and Bursary have relocated to the new site.

The new library has also been commissioned at the new site in addition to the library located at the old site.

Other departments at the new site included the Department of Physical Planning and Development and Security Division, Health Services Department; Faculty of Science; Entrepreneurship Centre; Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences; the Students’ Centre and the ICT Centre.

“In line with the captivating mission, a well-equipped ICT Data Centre is put in place linking all faculties, departments and units with fibre optic cables for speedy and effective local and internet connectivity.

“A dedicated and secured network connectivity is also made available in the university library for better accessibility to global teaching and learning resources aimed at producing ICT-trained graduates as well as maintaining ICT-equipped workforce,” Mr Magaji said.

The departments still located at the temporary site included Faculty of Environmental Sciences, School of Basic and General Studies, College of Health Sciences, Students’ Affairs Division and Admissions Office.