Yakubu Busari, Jos
Govenor Simon Lalong
The visiting accreditation team has assured the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Vom, of accreditation.
Team leader Pastor George Funsho Ipaye during the visit said the reason the Nigeria Regulatory Council of Nursing and Midwifery got involved in regulating both the academic and professional practice is to guide against major challenges posed by quacks infiltrating into the profession.
Echoing him, the Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kamshak Kuden expressed confidence that the team led by Ipaye are professional members in the health sector with full experience to upgrade the professional standard to better the practice in the country.
Represented by the Director, Ministry of Health in charge of Nursing, Mr Yakubu Dung Kuden said government has earmark fund to upgrade all the health institutions in the state to cater for the well-being of citizens and to provide conducive environment for learning .
He urged the College of Nursing and Midwifery to maintain the standard in admission of quality and professionals to produce graduands that can meet the yearning of the health standard.
Ipaye stressed that the accreditation team are here to improve all the two colleges to school expert in the Nursing and Midwifery.
He called on the college provost to work toward improving the established standard of Nursing and Midwifery practice to deliver health need to the vulnerable communities across the state .
The Board Chairman of the college, Dr Jethron Akun commended Governor Simon Lalong for prompt released of funds for the renovation of classes and the maintenance of old edifice built since 1922 by missionaries.
Meanwhile, the provost Mr Dung Gaji assured the team of maintaining 100 per cent standard to keep the college on top.