Kankia School of Health suffering from lack of staff, decaying infrastructures -Provost
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has expressed confidence that the All Progressive Change (APC) administration’s restoration Agenda would soon change the state for the better.
Masari gave this assurance at School of Health Technology Kankia at the start of his inspection visit of some ‘restoration projects’ and decaying infrastructure in five of the local councils in Katsina south senatorial district.
Welcoming the governor, the school provost, Tanimu Ibrahim, noted with concern the shortage of academic and non-academic staff, classrooms, basic laboratory funds, hostels, poor drainage, landscaping and access road in the school.
However, according to the Governor, the state is facing problem of dilapidated structures and acute shortage of manpower in critical areas of health and education sectors among others arising from years of neglect by the previous PDP administration.
He was optimistic that in the next few years the desired positive change would be achieved for the transformation of the state within available resources, saying all his efforts were geared to help accelerate that transformation and make that change.
The governor tasked the students and teachers in the state on hard work and discipline, adding that there is need for a fundamental change for the state to move forward.
Masari, who promised to provide the school authority with seed funds to address some of the challenges within its scope, however cautioned that the money would be closely monitored.
Earlier, the state commissioner for health, Hajiya Mariatu Usman, expressed the commitment of the present administration to assist the decades-old school in meeting the accreditation of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to run National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programmes.
She assured the intervention of Masari’s administration to enable the school compete favourably with its peers in the country.
(Culled from Leadership)