Cherish College of Nursing/Midwifery honoured for contribution to healthcare

Cherish College of Nursing and Midwifery in Katsina, Katsina state, has been honoured for its outstanding contribution to healthcare education.

The renowned healthcare school was honoured by Hikaya TV, a prominent media company, for its relentless efforts in providing necessary support to impartial qualitative healthcare professionals in Katsina state and Nigeria at large.

Abdulrazak Ahmad Jibia, the editor and commercial officer of Hausa Daily Post, spoke on behalf of the media company. He stated that the award was meant to recognise Cherish College for its great contributions and unwavering dedication to providing high-quality education and shaping the next generation of healthcare professionals. The award certificate was presented by Muhammad Sani Sabo, the director of Photography of Hikaya TV, on behalf of the company’s management.

Receiving the award, the Provost of Cherish College, Dr. Abubakar Halliru Kankiya, expressed gratitude and pledged that the school will continue to serve humanity by imparting healthcare knowledge to students.

The recognition of Cherish College’s exceptional contribution to education serves as an inspiration for other schools and individuals, highlighting the importance of advancing healthcare education and serving humanity.

The award was presented during a prestigious event on Wednesday, February 21, 2024,and attended by esteemed staff of Cherish College of Nursing and Midwifery, including the Special Adviser to the governor of Katsina state on students affairs, Hon. Muhammad Nuhu Nagaske, among others.

The college is a private health training institution located in Katsina state. It was registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission and it is charged with the responsibility of making tertiary health education available to those desiring intellectual and professional advancement. The college is accredited by the National Board for Technical Education and is owned by Cherish Nigeria Development Foundation, a non-government, nonprofit organisation dedicated to serving humanity with a focus on northern Nigeria.

The college was first accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria in May 2019 and has since graduated a total of 180 nurses and midwives, with the majority working within the country and some practicing abroad. The college is also making arrangements to commence National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programs in Nursing, Midwifery, and Public Health as directed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.