Provost of the C, Dr Aliyu Idris Funtua, has stated that the construction and rehabilitation of the 1.22km internal road in the Federal College of Education Katsina, by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, has provided easy access to seven schools within the college.
Dr Funtua listed the schools touched by the road within the college as; School of Education, Languages, Adult & Non Formal Education, Sciences, Primary Education & Early Childhood Care, Computer Science Department, and Art and Social Sciences School. Other areas where the road passes are library and girls hostel.
The Provost made this remarks during the handing over of the 1.22km internal road project completed by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
“I remain grateful for this gesture, a commendable intervention. The road is the best road in the school that touches seven schools and has provided ease of access within the college” he said.
Dr Funtua who commended the Federal Government and the Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, also solicited the Minister to extend another 10km road in the school in the near future.
The Minister was represented at the handing over ceremony by the Katsina State Federal Controller of Works, Engr Tunde Balogun.
The Minister said “it is undebatable that the quality of education will be impacted by the quality of infrastructure and the learning environment and those who doubt it should simply listen to some of the feedback from the students of the schools where this type of intervention has taken place.”
Representatives of the students in the college who spoke include; Zaharadeen Sani, Aliyu Sa’du and Zulaihat Abdulrahim.
According to the students, “the project was timely, beneficial and has eases access to seven schools for our lectures and easy access to Library and Female Hostels”
Zaharadeen said ‘’ this is a remarkable achievement since the inception of this administration and we appreciate the Minister for this intervention’’
Salisu B. Haiba
For: Director (Press)