The Federal University Kashere, Gombe, in the spirit of academic innovation has resolved to introduce the use of anti-plagiarism software in assessing academic publications and dissertation of students.
The VC, Professor Alhassan Gani, disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs Janet Ezekiel, PRO, in Gombe on Sunday.
The Vice-Chancellor believes that, “the software will help to address plagiarism in the institution”.
The use of the anti-plagiarism software became necessary to maintain the academic standard and encouraging self-esteem of students in accordance with the university’s mission of excellence in teaching and research.
In the same vein, the VC continued to say that, “the recent Campus Wide Seminar will also help in addressing some problems that reduce the quality of publications, which usually must pass through critical thinking and reflections”.