The Plateau state government says it will upgrade facility at government owned health institution in order to create an enabling environment for both staff and students. The Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Prof. Sunny Tyoden who is also the Commissioner for higher education, science and technology disclosed this in continuation of his on the sport assessment of higher institutions across the state.
Prof. Tyoden explained that the APC led government in the state will strive despite dwindling resources at its disposal to ensure that a befitting learning environment is created. He lamented the number of old structures at the college of nursing and midwifery Vom which was erected during the colonial era saying the ministry of education science and technology will partner with the ministry of health to address some of the challenges facing the college, he also commended the provost and managment of the college for maintaining high standard despite numerous challenges, stressing that the government will assist the school to enable it function to an optimal level.
At the college of Health Technology Zawan, provost of the school Toma Rwang Ali who showered accolades on the present administration in the state for the interest shown in the school said the institution has already started enjoying the deviances of democracy which is anchored on the change mantra in Plateau state. Ali who listed some of the achievements recorded under the leadership of the school to includes construction of the literary complex, mobilizing graduates in the college for national youth service, purchases of the school bus among others and appeal to government to upgrade facility in the school to enable it meet up with accreditation requirements.
At the college of education Gindiri, where most of the completed and ongoing structures are been under taking by the tertiary education trust fund, the provost of the college, Mr Ishaku decried the state of security in the school and solicited government assistance in that regards, Prof. Ishaku while pointing out problems facing the college particularly lamented on the lack of proper network in the school for staff and students to move around specially during the raining season.
The deputy Governor earlier praises the alumna of the college of education Zawan for assisting the school in raising funds and structures to meet accreditation requirement and urged the alumina of other institution to emulate the good gesture which will go a long way in implementing government efforts.
Institution visited includes colleges of education Gindiri, Nursing and midwifery Vom and college of health technology Zawan.