Covenant University Management Inspects CUCRID Building Project
In order to ascertain the progress of Covenant University’s Centre for Research, Innovation and Development (CUCRID) building project, the Management of the University inspected the structure on Monday, August 31, 2015.
The Director of Physical Planning and Development (PPD), Pastor Azubuike Nwoke and the immediate past Director, Architect Gbenga Alalade were on hand to conduct the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo and other principal officers of the University round the magnificent project.
The Vice-Chancellor appreciated God for divine supplies and protection of workers at the site. He also expressed gratitude towards the Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo and other members of the Board of Regents for their constant support and provision for the all-round development of the University in its quest to attain its vision.
While explaining the level of work completed, Pastor Nwoke noted that the edifice was over 90% complete and promised that the final aspect of the work involving the installation of a lift and painting would be completed before the end of November 2015.
While conversing with the Media and Corporate Affairs, the Director of PPD explained that the edifice is a 7-floor building with a pent-house. He added that each floor would have two large laboratories, 12 offices for professors and staff, a seminar room, meeting room, kitchenette and other conveniences.
Pastor Nwoke remarked that the 3rd and 4th floors would be partitioned to 12 laboratories and would be dedicated to a High-Tech Research Centre. He emphasised that the quality of the construction could compete with any world-class structures.
In addition, Pastor Nwoke noted that the building was designed and constructed by the Covenant University Construction Agency (CUCA) which is also about to deliver two Postgraduate hostel blocks and a cafeteria.
He remarked that the construction agency is also handling the construction of a new estate comprising 4-blocks of 3-bedroom flats and 5-blocks of 2-bedroom flats. Each block will have six flats to accommodate staff of both the Living Faith Church Worldwide (the proprietor base of the University) and Covenant University.