By:ABUBAKAR AHMADU MAISHANU, Dutse
Vice Chancellor of Federal University Dutse, Professor Fatima Batul Muktar has said that the university has obtained a registration number from the National agency for food and drugs administration and control(NAFDAC) to continue with the production of the university invented Herbal Tea after the agency put a stop to its production months ago.
Fatima Batul revealed this to members of Jigawa Forum when they paid her a courtesy visit in the university.
“The herbal tea is a part of a community projects which the school embarked upon to resuscitate the economy of some rural areas surrounding the university.
“The Tea is very nice and it can help those with high blood pressure, the production of the Tea, engaged many residents of Rajin Dinya, a village close to the university.
Fatima Batul also revealed that, students offering community Service as a course, in every second semester, a week is dedicated for them to observed community services.
“The students would also go out to the surrounding communities to do various things that will ensure mutual understand between the university and the host communities.
“We have decided to extend this Service in such a way that from this newly admitted students they would commence from their very beginning and it would be counted as credits hours.
“When they graduate they would have 220 credits hours to themselves and they would be recognised during convocation and they would have that in their Curriculum vitae(CV) and its would help them get job.
In his remarks, professor Muhammad Tabi’u who spoke on behalf of Jigawa Forum, comment the vice Chancellor on her efforts for haven approval of many course of studies by the National university Commission (NUC).
Tabi’u also said that, he is delighted to see the visible developmental projects in the university and urged the school authorities to engaged more academicians from Jigawa State to contributes their on part towards attainment of a desired objectives.