Adamawa Polytechnic to matriculates 133 undergraduates as NBTE accredits 13 courses…says Rector
From Umar Dankano,Yola.
The Adamawa state Polytechnic Yola (SP) is set to matriculate one hundred and thirty three (133) undergraduate students to study various courses in the institution.
Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Muhammad Dahiru Toungo disclosed the development in Yola yesterday during an interview with journalists stressing that Saturday 27th August,2022 has been slated for ceremony where the college will be ushering in its newly enrolled students for 2021/2022 academic session.
Dr. Toungo who is bearly five months in the college announced that thirteen (13) courses (programs) have been successfully accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) recently while animal science and fisheries will also be fully accredited soon.
He stated that his administration is poised in changing the fortunes of the college despite challenges facing the college noting that the affiliation of the institution to University of Maiduguri was an added advantage for them to grow from strength to strength academically and technologically.
He also explained that in human capacity development sector his administration has encouraged lecturers to stride in advancing in their academic area of specialisations saying that about 97 staff have secured fellowships .
Toungo categorised that under the fellowships ; 33 lecturers have gotten fellowship for Doctorate degrees (PhD’s),33 secured Master degrees with additional 3 who got fellowship for foreign studies respectively.
According to him,this is the first time that the college got such golden opportunities in area of fellowship confirming that 50% of their allowances have been paid by the college already pledging to make the polytechnic a hub of creativity gradually as he holds sway of the leadership.
The Rector maintained that the staff on the secured fellowship were selected from all the departments of the college with a view to ensure fairness and not to jeopardise the academic activities or to compromise excellent service delivery.