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Gov Kefas Approves 8 New Projects For College Of Agric


In a bid to change the narrative of the Taraba State College of Agriculture, Science and Technology, the Rector of the College, Dr Yakubu Garjila has disclosed that Governor Agbu Kefas has approved eight infrastructural projects in the college.


Garjila, who stated this while hosting a team from the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) on accreditation of courses in the college said the gesture by Governor Kefas was tremendous and unprecedented.



He noted that the projects approved by the governor includes, male and female hostels, street light, administrative block, college clinic, twin lecture theaters, construction of modern college gate and road network.


The rector, while welcoming the team, stated the crucial role of the accreditation process in maintaining quality assurance, adding that the college offered programmes that meet national and international standards.


"For us as an institution, we need to know where to improve on because nobody can escape an audit of this kind. We look forward to your constructive criticisms even as I hope that you enjoy your stay here with us," he said.



In his remarks, the leader of the team, Dr Rufai Ibrahim, advised the rector to monitor the execution of the projects and report any infractions to the governor.


He lauded Governor Kefas for the tremendous infrastructural projects for the college, stressing that the essence of the accreditation was to ensure quality assurance.



On his part, the Zonal Director North East in the NBTE, Dr Abdurahman Alfa assured the college of smooth transition from a state college of agriculture to the college of agriculture science and technology.


He hinted that the transition would make the college to access TETFUND projects and programmes.

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