By Stanley Onyekwere
Managers of education sector have been enjoined to always inculcate quality education that will enhance development in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Nigeria at large.
This point was made by Minister of State for FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, when management of Nasarawa State University paid her a congratulatory visit, yesterday in her office.
Aliyu charged the institution to continue on the path of Knowledge for development which the University is known for, adding that the requisite knowledge derived from the Nasarawa State University has equipped her for higher responsibilities.
She expressed delight over the visit and prayed that many more students will emerged from the University to higher political office holders, while pledging to support the institution.
“I remain grateful to Nasarawa State University because the institution gave me the requisite knowledge to move on from where I was to this present position. The University has accommodated those of us from the catchment areas and we have benefited enormously from the University.
“We must give back to the University both in kind and cash. I will continue tto support the University within my capacity to better the life of new students.
“I want to state emphatically that the due diligence that has been inculcated in me will further strengthen me to excel in this present position,” the Minister stressed.
Earlier in his remarks, the leader of delegation and Vice Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Prof. Suleiman Bala Mohammed, described the appointment of FCT Minister of State as well deserved, stressing that Nasarawa State University remains one of the fastest growing Universities in Nigeria in term of manpower development.
He revealed that the incumbent FCT Minister of State obtained her Master Degree from the University and currently undergoing a Doctorate Degree in Security and Strategic Studies in the same institution.
Mohammed acknowledged the support of the Minister in enhancing teaching and learning in the education sector, calling on her to use her present position to galvanize her colleagues to move the University forward.
He however pledged the support of the University to support the Minister during her tenure in office, describing her as a women of commitment and dedication.