Optimism filled the air when one of the newly appointed board chairmen by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, the Chairman Governing Council of Kwara State College of Nursing Oke-Ode, Dr. Seyi Adigun, inaugurated his council members today. During the inauguration, the Chairman appreciated the work of the previous Council members in the past few years of the existence of the College.
The council which has Dr. Seyi Adigun from Irepodun as its Chairman also has the following six people with their respectivel local governments as its members; Dr. Gambari Abdulkareem from Ilorin West, Mr. Mahmud Bayo Eleran-egbe from Ilorin East, Alh. Nasir Salman from Ilorin South, Mrs Janet Dupe Ogunyemi from Isin, Alh. Atanda Musa from Moro and Alh. Ganiyu Kashimawo from Ifelodun.
In his welcome address, the Provost, Kwara State College of Nursing, Oke-Ode, Elder Luke O. Malomo welcomed the Chairman and other Board Members to the institution. In his words, “I am extremely honoured to welcome our Council Chairman and other Board Members of Kwara State College of Nursing Oke-Ode. An institution which was established in 2007 by the former Governor of this State, now the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki.”
The Chairman of the governing board, Dr. Seyi, expressed his appreciation to God Almighty, the leader of APC in Kwara state and the Senate President Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Governor of Kwara state, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed for finding him worthy of the appointment.
“Today, by the mercies and blessing of the almighty God, we are gathered here for the inauguration of the new Governing Council appointed by His Excellency, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed”.
Dr. Seyi further assured the management and students of the college that the progress and the well being of the College remain at the altitude on the priority list of the Kwara State government.
In his words, “I want to reassure the entire Kingdom that the administration of Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed is poised and determined to continue the progressive work of turning this college into a centre of academic and professional excellence which would in turn guarantee quality nurses in our society”.
Dr. Ibrahim Gambari, who is one of the members of the council also charged both the management and staff to join hands with the governing council in achieving the quality nursing education in the institution.
After the inauguration, the newly inaugurated board members were conducted round the school premises to assess some of the facilities in school and see the level of completion of some of the past projects including the school library, hostels among others. The chairman then promised that during their time, they would ensure no project is left incomplete. He therefore challenged all the governing council members and staff of the institution to put all hands on desk in achieving excellence expected of them.