Brief History of Maintenance Unit
Maintenance Services Unit started off at the advent of Benue State University. During this time the unit operated as an ad-hoc arrangement where technicians, artisans and labourers were contracted to carry sundry maintenance tasks. These were cleaning (internal and external), painting of buildings, grass cuttings, trees planting and minor renovations. Mr. P. K. Sende was the foreman/leader of this group. This maintenance crew was overseen by Dr. Zasha who was a sociology lecturer.
Since the inception of the University, the following have headed the unit: -
|1||Engr. Daniel Iorbo||-||(Head of Maintenance)||-||1992 – 1993|
|2||Mr. Aaron Akor||-||(Coordinator)||-||1993 – 2000|
|3||Mr. Boniface K. Nande||-||(Coordinator)||-||2000 – 2003|
|4||Mr. Godwin Alumunku||-||(Coordinator)||-||2003 – 2007|
|5||Engr. Iangba Kapu||-||(Head of Maintenance)||-||2007 – 2009|
|6||Arch. Phillip Tachia Nambe||-||(Coordinator)||-||2009 – 2012|
|7||Dr. Daniel M. Tiough||-||(Coordinator)||-||June 2012 – date|
Mission of Maintenance Services Unit
The main mission of the Maintenance Service Unit is to ensure the serviceability and functionality of all University facilities including, infrastructure, utilities, equipment and machines, roads and general cleanliness of the premises.
Functions of Maintenance Service Unit
The main function of the Maintenance Service Unit is to ensure that all University facilities and services are functional and serviceable. It has the following responsibilities:
The Maintenance Services Unit office block is directly located behind the main female hostel at the western wing of the campus. It is situated between the female hostel and the students market at the western wing of the University. The block was renovated and extended in 2013. The unit needs workshops. We also need an office block at the eastern wing.