Physical Planning and Development Unit

It is part of our schedule of responsibility to Set out standards and guideline on the General Physical Planning and Development of all University Projects particularly Buildings, Infrastructure, Furniture and Equipment and to Co-coordinate the activities and inputs of all professional in the building team at both pre and post contract stages of the projects, also to Coordinate the work of Consultants and Contractors and help resolve emergent technical and managerial problems on construction sites so as to realize our targeted objective of providing the required infrastructural facilities needed for the conducive teaching and learning.

MISSION

The mission of the Physical Planning and Development is, the provision of physical infrastructural facilities needed for the overall development of the university.

VISION

Our vision is tailored towards the university overall objective of creating conducive built environment for teaching, learning and research activities for students and staff

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

The following are some of the achievements recorded by the unit for the year under review:

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Completion of Senate Building

IMPACT

This project is already completed and in use satisfactory, it housed the Administrative staff of the entire university (the Vice Chancellors Office and the Two DVCs’, Registry, Bursary, Academic Planning, Physical Planning, UBR , Information unit, Quality Assurance and Internal Audit) . With the completion of this building the university was able to pull its administrative work force together under one roof thus, solving the problem of shuttling between the two campuses (Bosso and Main Campus –about 15km) and buildings as in the past.

Construction of Student Hostel (Private Donation to University)

IMPACT

This project is also completed and in use satisfactory, it has a capacity of 210 students Bed Space and it housed the Female students. It grossly reduced the problem of accommodation faced by the female students in the past.

Construction of Twin Lecture Theater (ETF 2008 Project)

IMPACT

This project is also completed and in use satisfactory, it consist of two halls of 500 seat capacity each. It is expected arrest the problem of combined lectures which required a large classroom accommodation in the school of Environmental Technology.

Construction of General Classrooms.

EXPECTED IMPACT ON COMPLETION

This building was embarked upon to arrest the problem of inadequate classroom accommodation experienced in the main campus. It has three number classrooms and can accommodate 600 students at a time. It’s completed and ready for  use.

ON-GOING PROJECTS

Construction of School of Environmental Technology (SET) Phase II

EXPECTED IMPACT ON COMPLETION

On completion, this building will provide lecture rooms, studios, Office accommodation for HODs, academic and non academic staff of the school. Its expected to reduce the impact of overstretched existing facilities in the school presently. It’s also expected to solve the anticipated problem of “students vs Built Environment Ratio” required by the National University Commission (NUC) for accreditation.

Construction of School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT) Administrative Block (Lot 1A)

EXPECTED IMPACT ON COMPLETION

On completion, this building which was design to be the Administrative wing of the school Of information and Communication Technology, will also provide lecture rooms, Lecture Theater, Office accommodation for Dean, HODs and academic and non academic staff of the school.

Construction of Computer Engineering Department for School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT)

EXPECTED IMPACT ON COMPLETION

The building has a gross useable floor area of 3,634 sq.m in three floor levels. On completion the building will provide the needed infrastructural support to the department.

Shell Nigeria Exploration Petroleum Company (SNEPCO) Computer Center

EXPECTED IMPACT ON COMPLETION

This building was a donation by Shell Nigeria Exploration Petroleum Company (SNEPCO). It is an internet café with a capacity of 100 computers. It is 90% completed.