NIGERIAN ARMY COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


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Directorate of Linkages

INTRODUCTION

The Directorate of Linkages of the Nigerian Army College of Environmental Science and Technology (NACEST) Makurdi-Nigeria, is a unit under the Office of the Rector. It was established on 25th August 2021, under the leadership of Brig. Gen. H.Y Abdulhamid, the 7th Rector of the Polytechnic. The creation of the unit became necessary as a result of the need to establish national and international collaborations with other tertiary institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations and individuals with similar objectives as the Polytechnic, nationally and internationally for mutual benefits.

The Unit is pioneered by seasoned academics, Dr. Yua Henry as Director and Miss Destiny Danjuma as Assistant Director Linkages. The Directorate has a five (5) year plan from 2021-2025, to re-engineer the Polytechnic for national and international collaborations in line with the mandate of the institution.

MANDATE

To develop a pragmatic approach for the Polytechnic, geared towards creating collaborations with reputable national and international institutions, funding organisations and individuals for laudable prominence of the Nigerian Army college of Environmental Science and Technology Makurdi-Nigeria.

Vision Statement

To improve the image of the Polytechnic through collaborations with institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations and individuals with similar objectives. Promote mutual and beneficial relationship between the linked institutions.

Mission Statement

  • To identify tertiary institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations and individuals with similar objectives with the Polytechnic both nationally and internationally for the purpose of collaborations, specifically in the areas of staff development, research and development (R&D), staff and students exchange programmes amongst others.
  • To continually aspire to foster mutually beneficial collaborations between NACEST and national and international tertiary institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations and individuals with similar objectives.
  • Objectives

    FUNCTIONS AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES OF THE DIRECTORATE:

    • Identify and establish linkages between NACEST and other public and private sector institutions, nationally and internationally for the purpose of promotion of capacity building, training, research and development (R&D) technological advancement and academic programme linkages.
    • Liaise with identified tertiary institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations and individuals with similar objectives on behalf of the Rector from time to time both nationally and internationally for the purpose of collaborations after due consultation with him/her.;
    • Identify areas of collaboration and advice the Rector on appropriate interventions.
    • Undertake any other collaboration role that will lead to the realization of the strategic objectives of the Directorate/Polytechnic.