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Edo College of Agriculture to takeoff first quarter 2021, Obaseki reassures … as recruitment enters interview stage

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the restructured Edo State College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, with three campuses in Iguoriakhi, Agenebode and Uromi, will admit its first set of students early in 2021.

 

The governor, in a statement, noted that all is set for the takeoff of the school, adding that the government is at the verge of completing the recruitment of fresh staff to commence academic activity at the institution.

 

According to the governor, “For the Post-Covid-19 economy, our focus would be to resuscitate businesses, sustain livelihoods and re-caliberate our economy for global competitiveness through aggressive diversification programmes. Hence, we would support businesses with low interest loan facilities; strengthening the productive sector by prioritising the Edo Production Hub Initiative and pursuing more impactful policies in the agricultural sector.

 

 

 

“The reforms in the Edo State College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Edo State College of Education would be sustained, even as we source for more partners to pull in resources to groom our youth for global competitiveness.”

 

Obaseki added: “I am happy to inform you that the restructured Edo State College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, with three campuses in Iguoriakhi, Agenebode and Uromi, will admit its first set of students early in 2021.

 

“We are at the verge of completing the recruitment of fresh staff to commence academic activity at the institution, all of who are well qualified and adequately motivated to position the school as a foremost agricultural college in Nigeria that is purpose-built to provide critical manpower and expertise to support our revolutionary direction in agriculture.”

 

 

Source: The Nigerian Observer