The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has renewed its commitment to give college of Agriculture Ganye a face lift to compete with its sister institutions in Nigeria.
The Governor represented by his Deputy, Professor Kaletapwa Farauta was at the college of Agriculture Ganye in company of the Honourable Commissioners for Education and Human Capital Development Dr. Umar Garba Pella, and that of Land and Survey, Joab Samah, advisers amongst other Government functionaries.
While on a working visit to the College, the Governor and the top government officials were received by the college Provost, Engineer Hussaini Idris Danjuma and the Chairman, Ganye Local Government, Jibrin Ali Gangjari amongst others on Friday.
The Governor upon arrival was conducted round the college sites for an on the spot assessment. The visit is to have a clear picture of state of the learning institution, to enable government draw a road map geared towards giving the college a face-lift, noting that education is the bedrock of any society.
He said the move is part of the efforts to fulfill his campaign promises, even as he made emphasis on the need for accreditation of the college programs to guarantee the credibility of its certificates.
Governor Fintiri reassured that his administration is on course to transform the education sector for good and college of Agriculture Ganye is not an exception, calling for cooperation, unity and patience by all and sundry for desired result.
The Provost acknowledged the keen interest of Adamawa State Government in the learning institution which has been in existence for over thirty years.
The college according to him, has suffered neglect occasioned by under funding amongst others over the years until the coming of Governor Fintiri who always matches word with action. He revealed that the Governor in his magnanimity made the provision of twenty staff houses, 150 KVA generator, and approved the establishment of Gyawana campus amongst other interventions.
While highlighting some of the grey areas for redress, Engineer Danjuma revealed that none of the Fourteen Departments of the college has been accreditated.
The Governor was earlier at the palace of Gangwari Ganye, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Umaru Adamu Sanda to pay homage.
The paramount ruler expressed confidence in Governor Fintiri and his Deputy Professor Kaletapwa Farauta who rose to the rank of Professor in the Education sector, noting that her wealth of experience has added value to Government's quest to change education and other sectors for good.