Yobe State House of Assembly has ordered the state government to immediately shut down a newly established private Katagum College of Health Science and Technology in Potiskum town.
Yobe Assembly orders private health college shut
From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
The order was adopted after a report of its Standing Committee on Health and Education found that the College was illegally established in Potiskum town.
Presenting the report, the Vice Chairman, House Committee on Health, Hon. Bulama Bukar said in the course of investigation, the committee found that the institution had no approval from Community Health Practitioners
Registration Board and other relevant bodies.
Hon. Bukar added that the institution which is located in a private secondary school has admitted over 241 students with no laboratory equipment and other basic requirements necessary for
accreditation of health institutions in the country.
Presiding over the sitting, Speaker, Ahmad Lawan Mirwa directed the Clerk of the House to forward the House resolution to the executive arm of government for immediate implementation of the resolution.