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Yobe College Matriculates 1013 Students

Posted: Jan 14, 2016 at 9:16 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

College of Administrative and Business Studies (CABS) Potiskum, Yobe State has matriculated One Thousand and Thirteen (1013) Students into Diploma and National Diploma Programmes.

The occasion took place at the College Auditorium which was attended by important personalities within and outside the State.

The Oath was administered by the Commissioner of Oath Barrister Abdullahi  Yusuf who swore-in 1013 students respectively.

Those matriculated at the School of Administrative Studies includes; 66 National Diploma in Public Administration, 145 Diploma in Public Administration, 55 Diploma in Public Admin (SP), 02 National Diploma in Local Government Studies, 42 Diploma in Local Government Studies, 120 Diploma in Health Education, 57 Diploma in Library Science.

School of Business Studies matriculated; 26 National Diploma in Accountancy, 36 National Diploma in Business Administration, 30 National Diploma in Office Technology and Management, 33 Diploma in Public Accounts and Audit,15 Diploma in Accounts and Audit, 11 Diploma in Banking and Finance, 13 Diploma in Purchasing and Supply, 25 Higher in Office Technology and Management while School of Social and Community Development matriculated 74 National Diploma in Social Development, 16 National Diploma in Community Development, 155 Diploma in Social Development and 62 Diploma in Community Development respectively.

In his address on the occasion, the Rector of the College, Malam Musa Auta outlined some of the progress made by the College in upgrading the quality of its Lecturers “the College has improved in various ways both in terms of population and academics, the quality of our academic staff has improved as a result of which about 2/3 have attained their Master’s degree and some are undergoing their Doctorate programmes abroad.’

He commended Yobe State government for supporting the development of the College “without the assistance of the State Government these achievements would have been unthinkable and so we are thankful.”

The Rector used the forum to appeal to Yobe state Government to complete the integrated Lecture/Examination theatre work which stopped sometime back “its completion will greatly assist the College in reducing congestion in the existing facilities, in addition we appeal for a befitting Library preferably an e-Library in this era of the World Wide Web (www), it will greatly facilitate the work of both Staff and Students.”

Auta also disclosed that new courses have been introduced meant at putting the graduates on equal footing with those from sister institutions in the Country.

He said that as a result of the accreditation of the College, Higher National Diploma Courses were introduced in the College.