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PLSG inaugurates committee to streamline academic programmes




THE Plateau State Government has inaugurated a committee to review and streamline academic programs of all of the state’s tertiary institutions aimed at redefining the future of education in the state.

Governor Mutfwang, who, on Monday at the New Government House, Little Rayfield, inaugurated the nine-member committee, chaired by Prof. William Barnabas Qurix, urged them to bring out the best and promised to support them in all ways possible.

Mutfwang explained, “We found it necessary to do this because we think that we need to look at the future of education and also look at the education of the future. Where we need to be in the years to come, and this periodic review has become very critical and necessary.”

He expressed readiness to engage resource persons across the nation and thanked Professor Qurix, a veteran university administrator and former Vice Chancellor of Bingham and Kaduna state universities respectively, for accepting to head the committee.

He further urged members to utilize their diverse experiences to provide insights for repositioning the educational sector in the state, emphasizing the importance of wide consultations and reputable recommendations to reform the institutions efficiently.

The Commissioner of Higher Education, Dr. Mrs. Kachollom Gang, while giving an overview, said the Mutfwang administration had taken deliberate steps to revitalize the educational sector with a view to producing competent manpower.

She promised to accord members of the committee all the needed support for them to succeed in the task before them.

Prof. William Barnabas Qurix, chairman of the committee, expressed gratitude to the governor for the opportunity to serve and pledged members’ towards fostering a robust educational environment.

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