Kogi State Polytechnic To Investigate Abandoned TET-fund Projects
15 October 2020 News
The Rector, Kogi State Polytechnic,Lokoja, Doctor Salisu Usman, has promised to unravel reasons for abandoned Tertiary Education Trust, Fund projects in the institution.
Doctor Usman made the promise while speaking to newsmen in lokoja, the Kogi State Capital.
The Rector who said that it was unacceptable to have projects which is been fully paid for by government abandoned explained that anyone found culpable would be brought to justice.
He said the introduction of Information Communication Technology, ICT, in the polytechnic especially in the areas of payments of fees, security, examination and governance within the institution’s campuses was to block loopholes and financial leakages .
The Rector further said that in line with the government’s stance on promoting technical and vocational training, the polytechnic was well positioned to turn out the required manpower in vocational and technical skills to meet the needs of not only the state but the nation at large.
He maintained that the polytechnic was currently undergoing reforms not only to make it realize its mandate but to ensure it becomes a hub for vocational and technical education in the country.
Doctor Usman expressed satisfaction with the cooperation of the staff and students in reforming the institution and charged them to continue to give their support in order to achieve lasting legacy.