. ..Elizabeth graduated with 5.0 CGPA
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State yesterday granted Miss Egamana Elizabeth an immediate employment with the Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja.
Elizabeth got the offer of employment for graduating as the best graduating student of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Idah, at the first combined convocation of the college since establishment.
Elizabeth graduated from the department of Science Laboratory Technology with a Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA of 5.0, the peak of grading.
While congratulating the best students and overall graduating students of the college, the governor charged the students of the college to dedicate their times and resources to academic pursuit in order to earn honour for themselves, families and the state in General, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Onogwu Muhammed reported.
Governor Bello said there was no two ways to attain excellence in education order than being deeply committed, resilient and dedicated to study.
While reacting to the request of the Provost of the institution, Dr Solomon Anyiegwu which include provisions of administrative duplex complex, internal campus road and other critical academic infrastructure, the governor gave express approval, noting that the provost and the management of the institution have done very well with little resources at their disposal.
Earlier, the provost of the college, Dr Solomon Anyiegwu, commended the governor for his monumental support for the development of the college noting since its establishment about 45 years ago, the college has just conducted her first and combined convocation as a result of neglect by the previous governments.
He said none of the past governors, despite being visitors to the college had never deemed it necessary to visit the institution.
He commended governor Bello for paying key attention to the development of education in Kogi State while recalling that the governor had visited the college for a record four times between 2016 and 2021.