The Vwang community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State has donated trailer loaded with cement worth over N1.5 million for the construction of proposed Karl Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State.
Chairman of Vwang traditional Council and Gwom Rwey Vwang, His Royal Highness, Da. Gyang Gutt Balak, who made the presentation on Saturday pledged to provide a peaceful atmosphere for the growth and development of the Institution.
Da. Balak noted that Vwang community has signed an MoU with COCIN towards providing Corporate Social Responsibility to the immediate community and urged the management of the University to respect the agreement.
He said the visit also provides the community with an opportunity to assess the level of infrastructural development on the 100 hectares of land donated to the University in 2007 by the community and vowed to continue to assist the Institution for its take-off.
He appealed to the National University Commission (NUC) to hasten the granting of a license to the proposed University for the formal and smooth take-off of its academic activities.
The member representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dachung Musa Bagos expressed gratitude for sitting the University in Vwang community.
Bagos who pledged his support for the take-off of the Institution with another trailer of cement and 50 computer sets for the e-library said the peace-loving people of Vwang and his constituency will protect and guide the laudable project to the benefits of humanity.
The President of Berom Educational and Cultural Organisations (BECO), Da. Gyang Dudu and President of Berom Youth Moulders-Association (BYM), Gabriel Sunday pledged the unflinching support of the youths in making the institution a centre of excellent academic learning.
The President of COCIN, Rev. Dr Dachollom Datiri described Vwang community for partnering with the University and said they will maintain a mutual relationship with the host community.