The immediate past Provost of the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilorin, Alhaji Imam Abubakar-Ayinla has described the Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s Capital investment project as a timely intervention that brought the College back to life.
Abubakar-Ayinla explained that the state capital investment on the state College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilorin, ultimately attracted goodwill to the institution.
He sdisclosed this while partaking on the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) Radio Kwara Chapel in-house Media Parley tagged “Viewpoint” held at the Newsroom of the Station.
Abubakar-Ayinla said, Governor Abdulrazaq on assumption of office in 2019 personally paid unscheduled visit to the college harvest first-hand information towards addressing the challenges of the institution.
He pointed out that the Governor was adequately briefed as all requests to fast-track repositioning of the institution were approved as contained in the memo in a memorandum submitted to the Governor.
The Ex-Provost narrated that the institution established in 1973 was stagnated with little or no attention until Governor Abdulrazaq breath new life to the nearly comatose institution on assumption of office.
The Former Provost maintained that part of money approved and released by Governor Abdulrazaq was channeled for construction of Computer-Based Test, CBT Centre put to use for Virtual Examination during the peak period of COVID 19 global pandemic.
Alhaji Abubakar-Ayinla also explained that the Governor also released funds for accreditation of some courses by National Board for Technical Education and other teaching aids in the State College of Nursing.
The Nursing Expert maintained that Governor’s intervention to the school promted affiliation of the State College of Nursing and Midwifery to Ladoke Akintola University to further expose students to rudiments of Nursing and Midwifery in the Country