College Of Education Akamkpa To Commence Degree Programs

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By Elijah Ugani

Provost COE Akamkpa, Dr. Patrick Ibiam

The Cross River State College of Education (COE) Awi, Akamkpa is set to admit students for degree programs starting from the 2017/2018 session, Dr. Patrick Ibiam, provost of the institution told CrossRiverwatch in an interview.

Ibiam commended his predecessor for laying out the blueprint and disclosed efforts by the institution to improve on revenue to include the oil palm business and the recent approval of a Computer Based Test Center by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

“I want to commend the effort of the former provost Dr. James Ejue through his blueprint we have gotten approval to commence a degree program for the 2017/2018 academic session.

“We also got approval to absorb 35 non-academic staff from the Demonstration school to be centrally pay-rolled by the government and lastly to employ 40 academic staff to meet the challenges of the degree program.”

Ibiam who assumed office on September 1, 2016 also disclosed that; ‘the Nigerian Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE has given the college full accreditation to three programs that were given interim accreditation in 2012; these programs are Agric Education, Home Economics and Political Science.”

He lauded the Governor for granting the College tripartite approval and the entire staff of the institution, stressing that “what is fundamental is their welfare.”

However, he listed some of the challenges facing the institution to include school fees payment by students, examination malpractice and insecurity which he said was been dealt with.

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6 commentsOn College Of Education Akamkpa To Commence Degree Programs

  • Emmanuel Ejukwa Aboh

    May I appeal to every one as we anticipate for the commencement of A degree programme in COE AKAMKPA to wait patiently for Sept we will get back to you……from Assistant Secretary General COE AKAMKPA ALUMNI society


    I graduated 2015 can i apply for the college degree program with my statement of result? If yes when is the program starting?

  • Adie Godwin Unimke

    Please i scored 177 in jamb can i gain admission into college of education akampka for degree program with my o level

  • Comment…pls i just collected my statement of result from crscoe Akamkpa,wat is the procedure for the degree.Pls reply

  • Egwu ikwo sunday

    Comment…I score 151 in my 2017 jamb pls can it offer me admission in ur school or did I HV to buy another college form.

  • Ojar Patrick Efenji

    Comment…pls can i apply for coe akamkpa with my NCE statement of result

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