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Kuru and a Better Society - There is a received wisdom, which says; “Well-informed alumni can be powerful ambassadors for their alma maters in the civic and larger society”. As the outgoing two-term elected Secretary General, and a member of the National Institute of Senior Executive Course 27 of 2005, yours comradely bears witness that the story of the Alumni Association of the National Institute ( AANI), Kuru Jos confirms the validity of this received wisdom. All is set for the 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled to hold on Saturday 4th of March 2017 at NIPSS Kuru, Jos. The Federal Government in 1979 established the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau State. The Institute was conceived as a high-level centre institution with the primary objectives of serving as the nation’s foremost policy Institute, developing a crop of top-class technocrats of high intellectual capacity, who will conceptualize and anchor the implementation of innovative and dynamic policy initiatives and strategies critical for national development.