Emmanuel Awari, Jalingo
Matriculating students of Muwanshat College of Health Science and Technology have been urged to be determined and focus in their studies.
The Proprietor/MD/CEO of Muwanshat International Ventures, Alhaji Umaru Yola stated this in his speech delivered during the College Second Matriculation ceremony in Jalingo.
“In addition, I urge you to desist from any act of crime that would serve as constraints to your academic performance.
He said that the College provides courses that include Professional Diploma in community health, health information management system, Pharmacy Technician and junior community health and Diploma in public health.
“It also provide Degree Course to produce well qualify middle level technical manpower in accordance with the policies of the State and Federal Ministries of Health and Education that will facilitate primary healthcare service delivery at all levels.
According to him, the achievements recorded couldn’t have been possible without the support of the State Government under the leadership of Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku, the Vice Chancellor of Taraba state University and the Taraba state Ministry of Health.
“I must appreciate the efforts of the Vice Chancellor of Taraba state University, Professor Sunday Bako, Dr. Garba Danjuma, Dr. Aminu Hassan Mafindi, the Caretaker Chairman of Jalingo Local Government, Dr. Bello Ali, Alhaji Safiyanu Maihanchi, the Management and Staff of the College.
“Infact, I was shock to see the turnout of people for the occasion, I appreciate them all.
“I want to appreciate efforts of parents in paying the fees for their children. I want also to thank the students of the College for making the school proud by scoring Eighty out of Hundred percent in their Diploma examination.
On challenges, he said,
“For now, the challenge is lack of resources from parents.
He use the forum to call on both Government and Private Colleges to ensure that they follow due process while opening schools.
“Let me advice that such schools should exercise patient and follow due process while processing for their accreditation is going on.
He pointed out that the College has no any means of revenue apart from fees paid by students, adding that it is through monies that the College provides services and pay workers.
In his remarks, the Vice Chancellor of Taraba State University, Professor Sunday Bako said that he attache significance to the occasion because it is the first since assumption of office as the Vice Chancellor of the University and urge the matriculating students to take their studies with seriousness.
“You are here for a serious business, do your best and consentrate on your studies so that you can come out with good results for this will not only promote the College, but also the University.
“I also urge you to strictly abide by the rules and regulations of the College and I wish you the best in as you pursue your academic career in the College.
Earlier, the Provost of the College, Abdulmajid Khalid enjoyed students to enlist into the College noble and character building.
“Be first among its equal, most preferred college of Health Science and Technology that will produce well trained and high qualify middle health care personnels that will be competetive amist the competetiveness of the 21st century and will be able to address the lingering health challenges affecting the sub Saharan Africa, Nigeria and Taraba in particular.
He call on the newly matriculating students to shun away from examination malpractice, drug abuse, plagiarism, cultism, bad friends and any form of social vices capable to stampeding their walk to success.
He use the forum to appreciate the support received from the Proprietor in the areas of creating enabling environment for effective learning and promotion of staff and students welfare.
“Sir, your efforts is well acknowledged not only by the college, but by the entire community at large. We pray may God Almighty continue to preserve you for greater humanitarian service – he said.