By: Joy Odor.Kaduna
The Kaduna Refining and Pro-Chemical Company Limited (KRPC) has donated laboratory equipment worth millions of naira to the Kaduna State University (KASU) Kafanchan Campus.
In his speech while presenting the equipment to the leader of the delegation, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Ado Ahmed at KRPC premises in Kaduna on Thursday, the Managing Director of KRPC, Engineer Adawale Ladengon observed that many Nations are developing very fast in education system, even Iran while Nigeria that was started almost at the same level is still staggering behind.
He lamented that Nigeria must capture its education growth back and over run some of the developing countries.
Engineer Ladengon pray for Nigeria youth to be very talented and energetic in their education career, advising that where there is facilities lacking, Nigerians need to do more to upgrade the facilities by join venture from industries or donors partners to make it better.
Contributing, the Executive Director Services of KRPC, Malllami Abdullahi Idris mentioned that it is in the tradition of KRPC to be socially responsible to the people surrounding it and to support in areas of education, skill acquisition and also infrastructural amenities.
“We are just glad that Kaduna State University owned by the Kaduna State Government which is our host government has now become a beneficiary of this gesture.
“The relationship has been there and we have been taken your students on Industrial Attachment with a very good number of them and we consider it as a social service.
“Sometimes we go out of the requirement and take more than the number because we know we may be the only functional big Corporation that is there to provide, especially for those in the technical and science” he added.
Mallam Idris therefore hoped that today’s event would bring very lasting and positive relationships between the two institutions.
Responding, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Kafancahn Campus, Professor Ado Ahmed affirmed that the gesture is coming at a very critical time when the needed such help.
“The National Universities Commission has been carrying out accreditation exercise and the donation is coming at the right time.
“On behalf of the University Council Management, Staff and Student of Kaduna State University, Kafancahn Campus, we want to sincerely thank you for the kind gesture.
Professor Ado Ahmed however assured that all the items will be put into judicious use.