Administrative offices of the University of Jos have been relocated to the new administrative block at the permanent site, 44 years after the institution’s establishment. The new five-storey administrative block which was awarded over 10 years ago, was on Tuesday commissioned and handed over to the university authorities. Staff have been ordered to complete relocation to the institution’s permanent site after operating from temporary site for 44 years.
The building has a 400-capacity senate chamber, modern facilities and it is to accommodate management staff, lecturers and all the administrative staff of the institution. The facility has two committee rooms capable of sitting 30 people each and one boardroom with a capacity of 30 people. The building, also has a 1000 KVA generator to provide independent energy to the building.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Sebastian Maimako, speaking at the commissioning expressed his gratitude to staff who contributed to the success story of the building and called for caution in the use of the facilities.