By; SULAIMAN AHMED MISAU, Katsina
Katsina State Government has directed the management of State Institute of Technology and Management to move to its permanent site.
Governor Aminu Bello Masari gave this directive during the maiden matriculation of 106 newly admitted students held at the auditorium of the Institute permanent site.
The Governor charged the Management to widen the horizon of the institute to add value to the society through organizing training to both civil servant and drop outs.
He urged the students to avail themselves of the opportunity in being admitted at the school as they would be compliers of labour and not employees.
Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari stressed the need for the Management to give admissions to other students from the North-West to enable the institution have a national outlook.
He reiterated the resolve of the current administration to insulate education out of politics by putting structures on permanent base.
The Governor recalled the efforts so far taken to reposition the foundation education which had started yielding results following an improvement in WAEC and NECO examinations.
He assured to continue to support the institution to greater height.
The Chairman of the Governing Council Barrister Muntari Ibrahim Katsina admonished the students to abide by the rules of the institution.
He urged the students to be deligent and hard work as well as avail themselves with the opportunity they got.
Barrister Muktar Ibrahim also charged the students to be mindful of the resources invested by both government and parents.
The Rector of the Institute urged the students to be good ambassadors.
Dr. Babangida Abubakar Albaba also urged them to use the experience acquired to develop themselves in their respective course of studies.
In a vote of thanks, the Special Adviser department of Science and Technology assured of compliance to the Governor’s directive to move to the permanent site as soon as possible.