·       Engage in research and scholarship activities at the highest international standards and the value of society.

·       Conduct major research programmes, which broaden the horizons of knowledge and seek answer to problems of nation building.

·       Encourage commitment to lifelong learning among centre members.

·       Include among the centre members a culture of commitment to effective dissemination of knowledge and vigorous scholastic research activities with publication of high international standard.

·       Provide a platform for centre members to spearhead high quality research.