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Fed. College of Agric admits over 2000 fresh Students.

Posted: Apr 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Emeka Okafor, Umuahia.

The Federal College of Agriculture, Isiagu, Ebonyi State has admitted over two thousand fresh students into its Diploma programme.

Federal College of Agriculture, Isiagu, Ebonyi State is a training wing of National Roots Crops Research Institute, (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State.

The new intakes of the Institution were admitted at its 27th Matriculation Ceremony which held on Friday at the ceremonial pavilion of the College.

In her address, the Provost of the College, Prof. Mrs. Justina Uzoma Mgbada congratulated the matriculants for having passed all the huddles of admission and registration.

Prof. Mgbada, who is the first Female provost since the establishment of the College identified inadequate hostel accommodation for the Students, Perennial Water problem among other teething problem while assured that her administration are making every effort  in solving them.

“FCAI is the only Federal College of Agriculture in East of the Niger, Fifteen (15) academic Departments are currently run in the College.

Efforts are being made by the Management to ensure that all the academic Departments especially at the National Diploma (ND) levels are fully accredited by National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), all the Departments at the Higher National Diploma (HND).

The provost assured the new intakes of the commitment of the College’s Management to always pay priority to the pursuit of their academic excellence as well as the welfare and security of the Students.

In his address, the Executive Director of NRCRI, Dr. Julius C. Okonkwo commended the new intakes for choosing the College as their choice “Is a testimony that you are hardworking.”.

“So, as you go through the various courses, you should have at the back of your mind that you are coming out of the end of your training to reduce the level of employment in the Country by establishing ventures that will employ Nigerians”