The University of Ilorin has set up a new 128-bed male hostel for students of its College of Health Sciences.
It was learnt that The facility is part of the efforts of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyuAmbali, towards providing decent accommodation for students on campus.
Each of the 64 rooms in the storey building has a kitchenette, toilet and bathroom. The facility is also equipped with common rooms as well as a reception hall.
The hostel facility is expected to accommodate about 128 students of the Faculties of Clinical Sciences and Basic Medical Sciences.
The Provost of the College, Prof. W.B.R. Johnson, has expressed appreciation to the management for efforts in ameliorating the accommodation challenges of students.
He further appealed to the management to equally put adequate security in place by deploying mobile-policemen with firearms to ensure the safety of the students.