The Strategic Plan and orientation is informed by the following principles:
- The University wishes to blend the current programs with research and extension;
- The University will foster integration of its teaching, research, extension and consultancy services;
- The University will foster intellectual and cultural diversity in an environment that enhances individual growth and development;
- The University will recognize its corporate social responsibility to the community;
- The University will advance in science, technology and innovation for sustainable development and;
- The University will train and develop informed practical, innovative and self–reliant graduates of international repute.