NASSIT COMMENCES CONSTRUCTION OF STUDENTS' HOSTEL ON BO CAMPUS,TOWAMA LOCATION...POWERED BY JONATHAN HINDOLO KURABU D CATALYST
A team of engineers from NASSIT and State House headed by Engineer Abdul Njai, has held fruitful deliberations for the construction of an ultra-modern students' hostel at the office of the Campus Superintendent, Dr. Rashid Ansumana.
NASSIT Regional Manager, South, John Lamina said their presence on campus is a testament of the statement made by their Director General during an engagement with staff and students of Njala University last year. He on behalf of the DG and the Director of investment allayed the fears of all about the completion of the project within specified timelines.
Engineer Abdul Njai, Project Engineer, Office of Presidential Infrastructure and initiative said the construction of the hostel on Bo Campus, Towama Location is at the heart beat of President Bio adding that turning of the sod for the said construction will be done by HE Bio in soonest.
Director Physical Plants and Services, Njala University, Santigie Sesay lauded the timeliness of the project citing the overarching challenges posed as a result of the unavailability of students' hostels. Similar sentiments were made by the campus superintend, Dr Rashid Ansumana and the Deputy Registrar Habib Kamara.
With a growing students ‘enrollment of over 10,000, the University can barely provide accommodation for 800 only.
Director of Surveys,Mohapewa Co. Ltd.James Moanah said they are at present doing the topographic survey in readiness for the turning of the sod.
NASSIT with support from State House is expected to complete the project in 18 ( eighteen) months from today. The 4 (four) storey building will provide accommodation for 416 Students and it will be constructed on the former campus football field.
According to the design plan, recreational facilities including basketball court will be provided.
Students interviewed lauded President Bio and the NASSIT Director General for the attention given to their ailing hostel concerns but however craved the indulgence of NASSIT to also extend similar goodwill gesture to Kowama location which houses the medical students with a population of over 3,000.