Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has granted automatic employment to the best graduating students of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Idah, (Egamana Elizabeth Yakpesoko) at the first combined convocation of the college in 45 years.
Egamana Elizabeth Yakpesoko of the department of Science Laboratory Technician with the CGPA of 5.0 was given immediate employment with the Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja by the governor.
The Provost Lauds Governor Bello’s Passion For Education development
Governor Bello said there was no two ways to attain excellence in education order than being deeply committed, resilient and dedicated to studying as he granted automatic employment to Egamana Elizabeth.
He charged the students of the college to dedicate their times and resources to an academic pursuit in order to earn honour for themselves, families and the state in general.
The Provost of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Idah, Dr Solomon Anyiegwu commended the state governor for his relentless efforts at improving on the education sector in the state.
He made requests for more infrastructure within the premises.
The governor, who is passionate about encouraging the best of students and creating an atmosphere for learning, gave express approval, noting that the provost and the management of the institution have done very well with little resources at their disposal.
The Provost said none of the past governors, despite being visitors to the college, had deemed it necessary to visit the institution, he recalled that the governor had visited the college a record of four times between 2016 and 2021.
Over a thousand graduates were awarded with certificates, presentations of awards on some individuals and organisations for their contributions to the development of the institution and humanity were also given.