BY DONATUS NADI, Lafia
The Nasarawa state government has begun the renovation of School of
Health Technology, Keffi, in order to create an enabling environment
for learning and teaching considering the importance of health to the
socio-economic development of the state.
Dr. Daniel Iya, the state commissioner of Health, made this known on
Tuesday while inspecting the ongoing renovation work at the school in
Keffi local government area of the state.
Iya restated the state government’s commitment to continue to give its
top most priority to the development of the health sector.
“The visit is to assess the level of work and to know the areas that
need adjustment because this government believes in quality work and
we want to create an enabling environment for teaching and learning”.
“Everybody is aware of what this government has done in the area of
health and other sectors which have impacted positively on the lives
of the people of the state and Nigerians,” he said.
Iya disclosed that the state government is deploying equipments and
learning materials to the institution to enhance learning process,
adding that the intention is to update the knowledge of students in
modern practical aspect of health.
The Commissioner maintained that it is partnering International Health
related bodies in order to improve and strengthen the manpower need of
the school in line with stipulated guidelines.
Earlier, the Sole Administrator of the school, Alhaji Suleiman
Mohammed, said that after the ongoing renovation work, the school
would improve academically.
He commended Gov.Tanko Almakura for keying in to health and other
policies and programmes that have direct bearing on the lives of the
people of the state and call for its sustenance.