Ahmed Sets Up Visitation Panels for Colleges of Education


Hammed Shittu in Ilorin.

The Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed on Wednesday approved the constitution of visitation panels for the College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS), Ilorin and the College of Education,(COE) Oro.

A Government House statement issued in Ilorin by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold, said that the panels are to, among other functions, assess the operational practices of the institutions, examine the management of their finances in relation to available resources as well as assess the relevance of courses offered by both schools.

Alhaji Gold said the Visitation Panel to College of Education, Oro is also to appraise previous governments decisions with a view to determining the level of compliance.

The statement also that, the panels would also examine the institution’s academic programmes and identify key areas of comparative advantage and ways to reinforce them as areas of specialties.

For CAILS,according to the statement, the panel is expected to examine the performance and contributions of the school to the development and advancement of Arabic and Islamic Legal education in particular and higher education in general as well as assess the College’s organisational structure with a view to determining its management quality.

Prof. K.S. Adeyemi is to head the Visitation Panel for COE, Oro, while Alhaji O. O Yusuf is to serve as the Secretary.

Other members are Alhaji Salihu Arowolo; Mr. G. I Olawale; Barr. (Mrs) O. T Olubiyi and Mr. G. Y Jimoh.

The Visitation Panel for CAILS has Prof. Mohammed O. Ibrahim as the Chairman and Alhaji Toyin Lawal Ahmed as Secretary.