PROVOST PAYS COURTESY VISITS TO MINISTRY OF WORKS
PROVOST PAYS COURTESY VISITS TO MINISTRY OF WORKS & URBAN DEVELOPMENT,PLATEAU STATE.
The Provost has reaffirmed his commitment to the development of the Federal College of Animal Health & Production Technology,vom in enhancing conducive environment for middle level manpower training. He solicited for prayers to enable him fulfill the great plans he has for the college.
The Provost made this known during a courtesy call to the Commissioner of Works,Plateau state, on Tuesday, 28th September, 2020, at the Ministry of Works and Urban Development office, State Secretariat Complex, Jos, Plateau State.
The high-powered courtesy visit of top Management Members of the College was informed by the need for both agencies to collaborate, foster mutual understanding and build strong relationships for the purpose of providing conducive environment, which is a cornerstone for socio-economic development of any society.
Provost expressed the critical importance of Chaha road Project to the college and the rural population of Chaha- Chakarum communities who are mostly farmers, for easy movement of Agricultural produces. He noted inter-alia,the college contributions to the improvement of the intellectual capacity of Plateau state.
He used the opportunity of the visit and commended the Governor of Plateau state for the excellent work he is doing in the area of road rehabilitation and reconstructions across the three senatorial zones of the states and applauded him for the people-oriented policies approaches.
In his remarks, the Permanent Secreatary while concurring with the Provost on the importance of Chaha road project, assured the college of the readiness of the Plateau state Government to address the deplorable condition of the Vom-Chaha-Chakwarum road as soon as possible in recognition of the role the college has been providing to plateau citizens over the years. More significantly, the leading role of Vom as a testing centre of Covid 19.
He congratulated the Provost on behalf of the ministry on his substantive appointment .
The ministry extends their heart felt sympathy and deepest condolences to the college over the loss of the college staff and student.
The ministry thanked the college for it's patience and pledged to remobilize the contractor back to site because of the enormous pressure on them from the college and other critical stakeholders within the government that have been pushing for the chaha road project notably Prof. Sharubutu mni and Hon.(Mrs) Elizabeth Wapmuk have been very passionate about the condition of the road.
The visit is a wake up call to the Ministry to do the needful.
Umar Dansuleiman II
Head, Information & Protocol