THE Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State has gotten 26 fully accredited courses and 7 interim accredited courses in 4 years.
The outgoing Rector of the Polytechnic, Prof. Shettima Saidu disclosed this during the handover ceremony to a new Acting Rector Alhaji Abdullahi Ahmed, held at the institution.
According to the rector, the institution was able to achieve the feat due to his doggedness and the cooperation of the staff of the polytechnic.
He noted that under his watch, the institution has been able to utilize the TETFUND grant to provide infrastructures in the polytechnic.
Prof. Saidu noted that some of the structures constructed were the twin lecture theatre, the school’s administrative office and well as other gigantic structures.
He added that the Polytechnic was able to introduce a new school, school of information technology and also restructure the school of continuing education.
The Rector said he has also been able to prioritize staff welfare, promotion and proper placement of staff who were not given their due positions.
Prof. Saidu who regretted his inability to conduct a convocation ceremony due to the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) strike, assured that the incoming management would hold it.
On his part, the incoming Acting Rector, Abdullahi Ahmed thanked the institution for giving him the opportunity to serve in the capacity.
He promised to be fair and just to all and keep the legacy of his predecessor.