and research.

This agreement was reached during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the three parties on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the VC’s Conference Room, Main Campus.

The Managing Director, SCAGRIC Investment Limited, Mr. Samil Asha while expressing delight at the partnership said the collaboration shall establish a structure that will allow students of the institution conduct research and have Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) under the project.

The MD acknowledged the support of Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), which, according to him, has made the whole process possible.

Mr. Asha thanked the University Management for the opportunity to collaborate with the institution and prayed for a bountiful harvest at the end of the season.

Responding, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. AbdullahiBala, fsssn, commended the parties involved for the confidence reposed in the institution and the opportunity to begin to showcase what agriculture can do for the country, adding that the University has a large expanse of land that they can utilize for the project.

Prof. Bala assured the companies of Management support to see to, not only the success of the project but also its sustainability. He also noted that with their wealth of experience, any challenges faced will be properly handled.
Speaking earlier the Director, Collaboration, Affiliation and linkages, Prof. Emmanuel Udensi said the process of the Memorandum of Understanding between the University and the two companies has been on for a while and the signing of the MoU marks the official take off of the farm project.

The MoU is expected to be for a duration of five (5) years, commencing from the date of joint signing and is subject to renewal at expiration. The project is expected to take two hundred hectares of the University land.

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