The Edo State Government on Monday commenced the recruitment of fresh staff for the restructured Edo State College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, with three campuses in Iguoriakhi, Agenebode and Uromi, ahead of the institution’s takeoff.
The Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Godwin Okonofua, in a statement, urged qualified candidates to apply to fill vacant positions as principal officers, academic and non-teaching staff in the College.
He said the exercise was in line with the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s commitment to position the school as a foremost agricultural college in Nigeria that is purpose-built to provide critical manpower and expertise to support its revolutionary direction in agriculture.
Okonofua said, “The Edo State Colleges of Agriculture (Iguoriakhi) and Agricultural Technology (Agenebode) had by restructuring metamorphosed to one unique College of Agriculture and Natural Resources with expanded, widened and deepened the scope of academic, training, research and integrated extension services.
The new College has three schools, namely: School of Agricultural Technology and Engineering at Iguoriakhi, which doubles as the main campus and administrative headquarters of the College; School of Aquaculture and Marine Technology, located at Agenebode and the School of Forestry and Environmental Technology being located at Uromi.
“Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant: Principal Officer, Academic and Non-Teaching positions in the College.