1. “Under my watch, we have expanded TETFund mandate by not only providing sufficient funding for essential physical infrastructure but stimulating high quality research by our beneficiary institutions” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  2. “A country which is unable to develop, the skills and knowledge of it people and utilize them effectively in the national economy will be unable to develop anything else” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  3. “Indeed, a country’s development is anchored on the strength of its education system” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  4. “The world is increasingly tending towards globalized knowledge intensive economies” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  5. “In this age, science and technology have become key factors in development” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  6. “Massive and qualitative human capital developments with emphasis on technology and product development are factors responsible for the sustainable economic development of the more advanced nations of the world” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  7. “A deliberate investment in Research and Development (R&D), remains the most potent strategy to achieve the knowledge-intensive development agenda” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  8. “Nigeria is richly endowed in both human and natural resources and has the potential to become a strong economy and a formidable force in the global economy” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  9. “The goals of wealth creation, employment generation value re-orientation and poverty reduction can only be fast-tracked, attained and sustained through an efficient, relevant and functional education system” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  10. “To me, the major problem is our inability to focus our research energies to solving the problems of our country” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  11. “It is crystal clear that we need to make serious efforts at developing and strengthening our research base” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  12. “We cannot tap global knowledge and take advantage of the vast stock of global knowledge unless we develop our research institutions that can create knowledge, absorb knowledge and communicate knowledge” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  13. “we have an important role of promoting problem-solving research in the universities and other institutions of higher education” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  14. “There can be no discovery without research” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  15. “It’s research that renews knowledge and enhances teaching and learning” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  16. “Research creates and rediscovers knowledge, while teaching helps in transmission of knowledge” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  17. “Universities have to balance their teaching and research, focusing on one should not lead to ignoring the other altogether” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  18. “All universities need to develop deliberate research agenda that should focus on solving Nigeria’s numerous developmental challenges” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  19. “The need to reawaken the research consciousness of academics and tertiary institutions is equally imperative if we are to move forward as a nation” – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  20. “TETFund is ever committed to help public tertiary institutions deliver on their mandate of providing leadership, especially in the area of Research for Development. – Suleiman Elias Bogoro
  21. “Though tribe and tongue may differ, in brotherhood we stand” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro.
  22. “We all seem to realize that unity is necessary for any meaningful development. However, few are willing to make sacrifices towards achieving unity” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro.
  23. “Going back into human history, we know that unity has always the focal point of every human activity” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro.
  24. “We cannot afford to be separated…. We have to see that all of us are in the same boat” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro.
  25. “We must imbibe the values of universal brotherhood. Love for one another and the golden rule of treating others as we ourselves would be treated” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro.
  26. “Why is it that many of us who have nothing to show apart from arrogant display of perhaps ill-gotten wealth, are coming back home to get traditional titles from our most revered traditional institutions” – Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro.