The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved three new faculties for Federal University, Wukari in Taraba State.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Jude Rebo disclosed this in an interview with North East Trust in Wukari.
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He said the new faculties are College of Health Science, Engineering and Law adding that very soon the new faculties will take off.
Professor Jude Rebo stated that with additional faculties the number of both academic and non-academic staff as well as students population would increase in the institution.
The vice Chancellor expressed the need for federal government to make more funds available for provision of staff accommodation.
He said the institution is considering going into partnership with private organisations to build more houses for both senior and junior staff.
On security challenges, Professor Rebo revealed that the university had established a standing peace committee, which involves members of host community and the university community, including students.
He said a review of the security situation within and outside the institution was carried out from time to time inorder to be proactive on security matters.