The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUBK) has matriculated 1,305 fresh students for the 2019/2020 academic session. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. B.B. shehu made this known while delivering his address at the 6th matriculation ceremony of the institution held on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020.
The Vice Chancellor congratulated the students for securing admission into the University. He urged them to shun indecent dressing, extremism, cultism, drug abuse, examination misconduct, violence and also be security conscious.
Prof. B.B Shehu further highlighted that the University introduced new degree programmes which includes Medicine and Surgery, B.sc Anatomy and B.sc Physiology in the 2019/2020 academic session. He added that the Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences would be splitted into two individual faculties.
The Vice Chancellor also informed the gathering that the Faculty of Environmental Sciences would relocate to its new building at the main campus soon.
Speaking earlier, the Dean of Students Affairs Division, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata admonished students to focus on their studies. He maintained that the University would continue to appreciate excellent academic performance by students in different endeavors.
Highlights of the event were academic procession, administering of matriculation oaths to the students and photographs.
Public Relations Officer
Federal University Birnin Kebbi.
5th February, 2020.