Report by Emma Mizim & DM Longgul
The Member representing pankshin Kanke & Kanam in the green chambers presented the law establishing the new Federal University of Education Pankshin out of the federal college of education Pankshin amidst showers of accolades by Staff, Students, and community stakeholders constituting the three LGA’s of Pankshin, Kanke & Kanam.
photo by Sumata
while expressing the joy of the entire college community, the provost Dr Cirfat Bulus appreciated the distinguished PKK member and alumnus of the college for his tireless effort towards upgrading the college into a university.
“Permit me on behalf of the governing council, members of management, staff and students to sincerely thank our own member, distinguished alumni for singlehandedly sponsoring a bill for the upgrade of the Federal college of education Pankshin to a University of Education… the college was established in 1974 as one of the pioneering colleges of education it started with a population of one hundred students and have grown over the years with about 15,000 currently with about 30 accredited NCE programmes and runs a Bachelor of education in affiliation with the University of Jos which am sure after this exercise it will fold… ” the provost says
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The August visitor and distinguished alumnus, Rt. Hon Babayo Yusuf Gagdi member representing Pankshin, Kanke & Kanam and the sponsor of the bill in a rather nostalgic narration appreciated his teachers while in college for the impact and quality of teaching in the college. The says out of all the bills he sponsored the upgrade of FCE Pankshin to the Federal University of Education, Pankshin (FUE,Pankshin) is a dare one to his heart.
The member says ” first, my leader my boss, Olufemi “Femi” Hakeem Gbajabiamila the speaker has played a significant role in facilitating this project, again, the president of the senate has promised me that the bill will not stay long in the senate and within seven days the bill was passed in the Senate and transmitted to the president, however, everybody knows that Gagdi is Lalongs Boy, i must say this, Governor Lalong relocated to Abuja to make sure the president sign the bill”
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Amidst stakeholders who witness the event, are pankshin, Kanke & Kanam Elerds advisory committee led by Nde John Gubak Mni, Management of the college, council members of the college, Unions on Campus, three L.G chairmen of PKK, staff, students and other politicians.
Nde John Gubak while speaking on behalf of PKK elders, appreciated the leadership virtue of the legislator, Rt. Hon Gagdi and plead with the people to support him to do more, in the same vain, members of the university community and students all appreciated the Hon. Member and promise to support his re-election for a second term.
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