Functions of Forest Guard:
The unit was established to provide security or the university forestry as part of the afforestation programme. It therefore, provides security to cover all the forest/plantations to prevent intrusion and damage, illegal grazing, farming activities and excavation in the upstream valley of the university Dam among others
This role has been performed over the years on 24 hours basis, running three (3) shifts. The unit has also been given additional responsibility of providing six to six (6-6) security coverage for the entire Medical Center, which now includes OPD, Emergency Unit, New building/Wards, Main Entrance and the Rear Gates and cutting of grasses in some part of the university to provide clear Security view.