The Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja has received full accreditation of all her academic programmes by the National Board for Technical Education(NBTE).

 

The cheering news was disclosed when the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Usman Salisu Ogbo officially presented the accreditation letters to the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon Wemi Jones, FCIB, in his office on Tuesday in Lokoja.

 

Dr. Ogbo said the school was able to achieve the feat owing to the support and enabling environment created by Gov. Yahaya Bello, expressed confidence that the Kogi State Polytechnic has become an envy amongst Polytechnic in the country.

The Rector disclosed that aside the accreditation which was made possible by the cream of Professionals attracted by the institution in the field of Engineering and other courses, a feat made possible by the support of the governor, equally praised the well motivated Staff and management team of the institution.

Dr. Ogbo expressed happiness with the quality of graduates the institution is now producing, pointed out that the ratings of the institution by professional and other bodies calls for commendation, Kogi State Polytechnic he disclosed is first amongst its peers.

Receiving the Rector, Hon. Wemi Jones, Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, described the full accreditation gotten by the Kogi State Polytechnic as a mother of all accreditation made possible by Gov. Yahaya Bello.

He added that aside the accreditation, lauded the ongoing infrastructure development ongoing in the institution, described Gov. Yahaya Bello as a leader passionate about the future of the younger generation.

The Commissioner praised the Rector of the institution for given the citadel of learning a facelift in academic standards and infrastructure, added that the institution which was known as a bastion of cultism and other negative social vices, has today become a positive reference under the leadership of Dr. Ogbo, with the enabling environment created by Gov. Yahaya Bello.

 


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