By; BUHARI B .BELLO, Jos
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund) has donated a 56-Seater Bus to Federal College of Education (FCE), Pankshin near Jos, Plateau to ease the transportation problem experienced by students
The bus, which was assembled in Nigeria by Nigeria Ashok Leyland Firm, was presented to the college by Onwudinjor Brothers Ltd, suppliers to TETfund.
Presenting the bus to the College, Engineer Ifeanyi Noruka, representative of the Onwudinjor Brothers, said the brand new bus was a 2018 Model of two years guarantee.
“When we won the TETfund contract to supply the bus to your college, we considered Leyland products and ordered for the bus, the latest version of the company.
“This college is very lucky that we got this bus with a two-year warranty even though it’s the very latest model -2018,’’ he said.
Noruka explained that the bus was a normal intervention from TETfund for the year 2013 and 2014.
Responding, Dr Amos Cirfat, the College Provost, expressed gratitude to the TETfund and the Federal Government for the good gesture, which he said would go a long way at improving the transportation system of the college.
Cirfat noted that the new 56 Seater bus would add to the college fleet of Vehicles and would assist in making excursion and other logistics easy.
The Provost pledged to properly maintain bus and ensure that the purpose for which it was donated to the college was achieved.
He thanked the suppliers for considering a Nigerian made and very durable bus for the college.