Govt Approves Opening of Likoma Community Technical College
Government has advised Likoma district council to officially open and enroll the first ever generic cohort of students at the newly built Likoma Community Technical college in January next year.
According to approval letter which Zodiak has seen and addressed to Likoma District Commissioner and copied to Technical Entrepreneur Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) north, of 5th December 2022, signed by secretary in the ministry of labour Rexford Kachepa, the ministry is pleased that the community has understood the importance of opening the college by helping the district council to connect water and electricity at the college facility.
"In light of the above development the ministry would like to allow the council to go ahead with the planned exercise of opening the college in January 2023...the ministry is ready to work with you." reads part of the letter.
Confirming with Zodiak on the development spokesperson for Likoma district council Ireen Mseteka said: "the council is well prepared for the opening of the college such that recruitment processes have started and by January just like other community colleges Likoma will open with the first cohort."
In his remarks, Northern region manager for TEVETA Joseph Chikopa, told Zodiak today that his office is working around the clock ahead of the official gland opening of the long awaited technical college in January 2023.
"We are working within our means to show Malawians that TEVETA has finally reached the people of Likoma and Chizumulu Islands with the first ever in memorial a vocational skills tertiary institution," he added.
The first cohort is expected to register about 30 girls and boys likely to feel proud to be the first graduates after their successful studies.
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