Shehu Abdul Rahman is a Professor of Agric Ecnomics
I am delighted to welcome you to Federal University Lafia where excellence is nurtured as our pride, pursued and celebrated as we work to create positive change for a better world.
Your years at University are very important. While you are here, we encourage you to strike a healthy balance between your academic activities and your enjoyment of the rich sporting and cultural opportunities that the University offers. Our goal is to educate you as a whole person and we recognise that some of the important lessons you will learn will take place outside the lecture theatre, the laboratory, and the library. We aim to give you the opportunity to spread your wings within a safe and exciting environment.
In a bid to consolidate on the achievements recorded so far, the University management has commenced post-graduate studies and consultancy services to generate revenue for the institution, as well as centre for foundation studies to run remedial science studies. Plans were underway to establish new faculties in the field of education, management and environmental sciences, medical sciences and engineering.
This institution is known for excellence, discipline and zero tolerance for all vices prevalent in other institutions, students are advised to abide by the rules. You must shun examination malpractice, drug abuse, cultism and indecent dressing amongst other anti-social acts.
I urge you all to always work hard, dedicate time to your books, despise habit of spending endless time on the social media in order to make your stay at the university worthwhile.
I assure you that the school management is working assiduously to address the challenges of inadequate lecture rooms, laboratories, electricity supply, water and inter-campus transportation.
At the end of your studies you will leave this University with not only a world-class qualification, but you will also leave with friends that you will cherish for a lifetime.
Best of luck with your studies, and I am certain that your time at the Federal University Lafia will be enjoyable and fruitful.