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NSUK gave appointments to Igbo,Tiv and Igala for money – Facebook User



NSUK gave appointments to Igbo,Tiv and Igala for money – Facebook User.

A Facebook User identified as Awwal Musa has claimed that the management staff of the nasarawa state university has given three appointments to none indigenes in the state,Igbo, Tiv and Igala.

In a facebook post Mr Awwal Musa is sad stating that the appointments were done in the absence of the school VC.

“Nasarawa State University was established primarily to cater for the indigines of Nasarawa State. And i believe that almost every state owned institution has the same intent, perhaps with exception of Northwest University in Kano.

But today the non indigines who are not better than the indigines obtain admission and even employment into the institution easily than the indigines.

”The recent appointments for employment that are non academic allegedly given to Igbo, Igala and Tiv by some highly placed persons in the institution in exchange for money” explained it all.

Given the alledged 3 appointments for employment, does it means that in the entire Nasarawa State, nobody, not even a single person is qualified to be giving such employment?

“Although reports reaching us indicated that ”all these were done without the knowledge of the VC as he was away far in London when the unfortunate incidence happened.

“Imagine thousand of qualify graduates who are Nasarawa State indigines seeking for employment every now and then, but only to hear that igbo, Igala and Tiv who are non indigines were presented with appointment letters.

Kudos to the VC as reports indicated that “with his return and having gained the knowledge of such occurrence, he is seriously unhappy over the unfortunate act and is doing everything possible to upturn such a corrupt act committed by those who do not have the interest of the Nasarawa State and its indigines at heart”.

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Awwal further recommended that any person involved should be investigated and persecuted.

“I will also wish to recommend that a thorough investigation should be conducted and such highly placed persons should be exposed and punished immediately.”

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Nasarawa is ready for Coronavirus – Health Commissioner



Nasarawa state commissioner for health, Pharm Ahmed Yahaya has explained that the state is battle ready to tackle the outbreak of coronavirus disease including the 5 suspected cases in Keffi.

He told our correspondent yesterday in Lafia that the state has close down major parks in the state and ban all social gatherings as a preventive measures.

Five family members were Thursday quarantine  at the Federal Medical Center, FMC for suspected cases of Corona virus.

The chief medical director of the hospital Dr Yahaya Baba Adamu said sample of the victims have been taken to the National Center for Disease Control, NCDC for testing and confirmation.

He said that the father of the victims returned from Ogun state to Keffi to meet his wife and children and all of them suddenly developed symptoms similar to corona virus and were quarantine at the hospital isolation center.

“The entire family is feeling very feverish, though the fever is going down but we are waiting for the laboratory test result to ascertain our suspicion” he said But the state commissioner of health Ahmed Yahaya says government  has set up a well trained response team in readiness to curtail any response team ahead of the outbreak of the disease in the state and we are battle ready for it.

He explained that the response teams who are well trained and kitted are stationed at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia and the Federal Medical Center Keffi where five suspected cases have been reported and being effectively handle by the team.

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According to him “We have a case of family of five at FMC Keffi, our team have being on contact, they have taken the sample to Abuja and we are hoping that by tomorrow the confirmation will be made available to us, we are on top of the situation and our it was through adequate sensitization that the victims were able to report themselves to the hospital.

“Our isolation centers in the two hospitals are well equipped and we got some facilities from National Center for Disease Control” he said.

He explained that the they have dedicated six phone numbers for the public or medical facilities to report any suspected case of COVID-19 to the response team for prompt action and he gave the phone numbers as 08036018579, 08035871718, 08033254549,08036201904, 08032910826, and 08121243191.

The commissioner explained further that government had taken the proactive measures to ensure that the state is not taken unaware, adding that there is no medication or vaccine for the disease.

He directed all Primary and Secondary Healthcare facilities to promptly report any suspected case to the state response team, noting that the state is highly prepared and has put in machinery on ground to tackle all infectious disease.

But speaking to our correspondent, the chief medical director, Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia, Dr Hassan Ikramma explained that the hospital do not have facilities for testing corona virus outbreak in the state.

He explained further that what the hospital has is a perfect isolation center for suspected cases, noting that only Lagos state and Abuja  facilities for testing the dreaded virus.

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Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education in the state has ordered the closure of public schools to prevent outbreak of the virus.

State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology,  Hajiya Fati Jimaita Sabo, gave the orders, at an emergency meeting  with Directors, Chief Evaluation Officers and Association of Nigeria Conference of Principals of Seconadry Schools (ANCOPSS), yesterday in Lafia.

According to a statement issued by the ministry, the Commissioner directed all school principals across secondary schools in the state, to hasten and complete ongoing examination latest Thursday, 26.

Students are to proceed on vocation until further notice.

“Following the growing concern and gradual spread of Coronavirus popularly known as COVID19, the State Ministry of Education Science and Technology, has directed principals of public secondary Schools in the  state to  complete their second term examination latest Thursday 26 of March 2020, and proceed for vocation.” the statement read

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Nasarawa Organises Free JAMB CBT Training For Candidates



Nasarawa Organises Free JAMB CBT Training For Candidates

Ahead of the 2020 Joint Admissions and  Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination scheduled to hold this month, the Nasarawa State government has organized preparatory Computer Based Test (CBT) training for candidates from the state.

Speaking at the training organised by the office of the personal assistant to the Nasarawa State Governor on Youths and Students Matters at the JAMB CBT Centre, Lafia, the governor’s assistant,  Abubakar Yamani Yammani, said the workshop supported by all the state’s local government chairmen, became necessary following the mass failure during the 2019 UTME, mostly as a result of inability to operate the computer.

Yammani disclosed that the free training exercise would be replicated across all the local government headquarters, under the supervision of the local government chairmen.

While commending Governor Abdullahi Sule for the initiative, Yammani noted the training would add value to the students, as well as build their capacity on CBT.

“It is my topmost priority and prayer that after this laudable program Nasarawa State will become the best performing state in Nigeria,” he added.

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Government sacks Rector, and Provots of Lafia Poly and College of Education Akwanga



Government sacks Rector, and Provots of Lafia Poly and College of Education Akwanga

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the suspension of Dr Rebecca Umaru, Provost College of Education Akwanga (COEA), and other management staff of the institution. In a statement issued by Mr Tijjani Ahmed, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), on Friday in Lafia, said the governor also approved the suspension of the Governing Council of the college.

Ahmed added that Sule has directed the Provost, Registrar, Bursar and Desk-officer in charge of TETFUND, to proceed on compulsory leave with immediate effect.

He said in the meantime, the governor had approved the appointment of a former Commissioner of Health, Dr Roseline Kela, as interim Administrator of the COEA for a period of six months. “Similarly, the governor has also approved the appointment of Mrs Ruth Jiriko, as the Acting Rector of Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, with immediate effect,’’ he said.

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