From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Federal Polytechnic Bida has commissioned its administrative block extension at the total cost of N187 million to construct so as to provide conducive and effective working condition for the workers efficiency.
The Rector, Dr Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi said that the project was from 2016/17 merged TETFund intervention he secured for the institution which consisted of about 75 offices and conference hall in two storey building structure.
Dr Dzukogi amidst securing of full second term in office as the Rector of the institution however received staff and over 120 newly recruited staff in 2019 declared their support and presented letter of credence to him during a solidarity and thank you visit in Bida yesterday.
Addressing the rally he stated that as the 11th Rector of the Polytechnic although had a turbulent five years of administration but has remained focused in ensuring massive development academically and structurally, calling for the seizure of confrontation from every quarters to enhanced progress.
He stressed that his issues with ASUP was a mindset as the union has been hijacked by people who are using them for their desperate ambitious persons, urging for the change of attitude and appealed to the three unions and the entire staff to ensure peace and stability of the school.
Dzukogi reassured all stakeholders not to hesitate to come up with good suggestions, ideas and opinion that would bring progress to the institution just as his doors will remain open for all hence will consolidate on the achievements so far recorded as he will not the federal government, stakeholders of the school down.
He expressed happiness for the support and loyalty he has received thus far noted that his achievement can not be without their tremendous cooperation of the staff and stakeholders of the polytechnic which he charged for its sustenance.
He further informed that as part of his achievements he inherited four schools now eight schools, from 22 departments to 32 departments, overhaul the whole system and installed discipline, noting that with the second term of four year more progress is expected.