By Noah Ocheni, Lokoja
The Chairman of the governing council of Kogi state Polytechnic, Dr. Yakubu Isa has stressed that the Polytechnic education, is a veritable means of acquiring functional knowledge and inculcation of proper value orientation for the survival of individuals and society.
According to a statement made available to the press by Uredo Omale, the Head, Public Relations and Protocol disclosed that the Inaugural Meeting of the 9th Governing Council of Kogi State Polytechnic held at the Council Chambers of the main campus of the institution.
Dr. Isa promised to promote the institution, renewed commitment to instill character and learning on students and a better life for members of the Polytechnic Staff.
He said the Polytechnic was lucky to have an assemblage of technocrats as members of her Council, assuring to strive towards making it more enviable among comity of institutions of higher learning.
While soliciting the cooperation of all members and the Polytechnic community, Dr. Isa called for the sustenance of peace and good working relationship in the Polytechnic.
In his remark, the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr Salisu Ogbo Usman, declared that the appointments and inauguration of the Governing Council was well deserved and timely.
Dr. Usman said that despite coming on board at the time of austerity which was occasioned by the nationwide lockdown necessitated by Covid-19 pandemic, the Management of the institution had been able to steer the ship of the institution to the admirable level.
He assured the Council of the Management’s total cooperation and support, stressing that the inaugural meeting would be the beginning of more rewarding relationship between Council and Management and in the overall interest of Kogi State Polytechnic.
The Governing Council of Kogi State Polytechnic has 19 members with Dr. Yakubu Isa as Chairman while
the Acting Registrar of Kogi State Polytechnic, Mr. I. O. Zubair Raji, is the Secretary to Council.