On January 12, at the kick-off of the Spring 2018 semester orientation, President Dekle welcomed the new students and their parents into the AUN family.
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In her New Year message to the community on January 1, President Dekle promised to carry everyone along in the review of the previous strategic plan (2011-2016).
At the January 12 new students’ orientation, VP Academic Affairs & Provost, Prof. Muhammadou M.O. Kah, said AUN develops students who have dreams of impacting Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators, or problem solvers.
During the January 11 check-in of 2018 Spring students, their parents shared their impressions bringing their wards to Nigeria’s most beautiful university campus.
On January 4, President Dekle held a grand cake reception for the former AVP of Public Affairs, Abba Tahir, who recently emerged as the Vice President for University Relations following an international search.
On January 9, the leadership of Sokoto State Scholarship Board visited AUN in a bid to sponsor more students into the University.
“When I went to the school’s website, the impression I had was that they were overdoing everything: the world-class education and the school of future African leaders. But after the tour, this is extraordinary by African and European standards,” said Stefan Klein, Chief Political Correspondent of the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, a mass circulation daily newspapersin Munich, Germany.
On January 9, an eight-member delegation from the Church of Brethren, Michigan District in the United States, was on a visit to AUN.
On January 8, all seven elected members of the AUN Community Cooperative Society executive were sworn into office.
"Once junior students in this school get to senior classes, they move to other schools, because we don't have the facilities to train them in science subjects," Mu’azu Nuhu, principal of the senior section, Government Day Secondary School, Damare, revealed.
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