Borno Governor Visits State Polytechnic, His Alma Mater, Suspends Management Over School Condition

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has suspended your complete administration of the state-owned Ramat Polytechnic in Maiduguri, for a interval of six months.

Zulum was a pupil of the Polytechnic from 1986 to 1988.

Borno Governor Visits State Polytechnic, His Alma Mater, Suspends Management Over School Condition 2

He bagged National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering earlier than returning to the Polytechnic as rector from 2011 to 2015.

The governor, nonetheless, paid a shock shock go to to his alma mater and was shocked to see workshops and laboratories had been now not functioning, because the “Polytechnic is dead”.

The governor visited the Polytechnic round 9: 00am on Tuesday and located many of the laboratories redundant with some lined by cobwebs and rodents roaming round resulting from neglect.

After an analysis of the place, Zulum directed the State’s Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Babagana Mallumbe, to take over the affairs of the college instantly.

“As far as I am concerned, this Polytechnic is dead. Nothing is working. The workshops are not in existence, the mechanical workshop is not working, the agricultural workshop is not working, likewise the entrepreneurship centre is not working.

“The school is facing myriads of problems, ranging from lack of funding and commitment. As former student of this polytechnic, a former rector, I have moral stakes in this polytechnic. Insha’Allah, I will not allow this polytechnic to rot during my era as Governor of Borno State. I will do everything possible within my reach to ensure functionality of this institution insha Allah.

“I have directed the Commissioner of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation to take over the affairs for the next six months. The ministry is to ensure that all the workshops and the laboratories are put back to use as soon as possible.

“The entrepreneurship centre should immediately be put back to use as well. When I was at the Polytechnic as rector, the entrepreneurship centre was producing nothing less than 10,000 to 20,000 school desks and chairs every month. We produced hospital beddings,” Zulum stated.

The Governor held a closed door assembly with high administration employees members of the Polytechnic.

He directed the ministry of water sources to drill two boreholes and perform a whole water channel community inside the polytechnic, which is coming after prior interventions he accredited for the Polytechnic in 2019, to cut back issues of water provide.

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Borno Governor Visits State Polytechnic, His Alma Mater, Suspends Management Over School Condition

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