By Israel Bulus, Kaduna
The Kaduna State College of Education is demanding for additional degree courses in order to meet the increasing demand of prospective students at the institution.
The Administrator of the College, Prof. Joseph Choms who was represented by the Registrar, Mr Simon Tukura made the appeal on Saturday during the Matriculation ceremony of 2017/2018 batch of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Affiliated Bachelor of Education (BEd) program held at Gidan Waya campus.
The Administrator who commended the Management of ABU for increasing the number of admitted students, urged for additional courses to the 11 presently undertaken.
“We want to appeal for the inclusion of especially science courses be added to the existing courses so as to meet the increasing demand of student’s admission,” he said.
The Vice Chancellor of ABU, Prof. Ibrahim Garba who was represented by the Dean of Faculty of Education, Prof. Yahaya Kajuru told the students to consider themselves lucky to have been admitted.
“Over 12,400 candidates applied for admission into the 12 Affiliated Colleges of Education out of which only a little above 5,000 were admitted,” he said.
He said the the matriculation oath conducted formally initiated the students to the body of the University community and urged them to abide by ABU rules and regulations.
The University Don urged the students to shun all forms of Anti-social behavior and give their teachers necessary support to achieve their set objectives.