During students enrolled at Nasarawa State University NSUK, Keffi, for the academic years 2021 and 2022, virtual learning will be implemented.
This was said by Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed, Vice-Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, during the opening ceremony of the Faculty of Education’s National Conference (Physical and Virtual Modes), which was held at Assembly Hall on February 14, 2023.
In order to accommodate the large number of students who will be admitted to the school, Professor Suleiman, who served as the event’s chief host, stated that the University will use both physical and virtual means of learning. He emphasized that the ICT arm of the University has been adequately prepared for the task ahead.
He noted that not everyone is aware of the more unusual efforts teachers make for the students and thanked them for their support, kindness, and ability to teach. He maintained that if you are planning for a year, sow rice, if you are planning for a decade, plant trees, and if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people. His Royal Highness Alhaji Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa III CON is the Chancellor of Nasarawa State University NSUK and the Emir of Keffi.
The keynote speaker for the conference, Professor Ben Ben Akpan, Executive Director of the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN), was the special guest of honor and Honorable Commissioner of Education, Hajia Fatu Sabo Jimeta. The conference’s theme was “Education, Security, and Post-Covid Sustainable Development in Nigeria.” Professor Ben Ben Akpan will present papers at the conference.
Dr. Amos Bulus Cirfat, provost of the Federal College of Education in Pankshin, Plateau State, and Professor Ada Nicholas Akise, a former minister of state for the Nigerian ministry of education who is currently a faculty member at Benue State University in Makurdi, Nigeria, are the other presenters of lead papers.