The Acting Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr Usman Igbo, has officially handed over the ‘Osara campus’ of the institution, for the takeoff and commencement of academic activities in the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Adavi LGA of Kogi State.
The Rector, who handed over the necessary documents to the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Jones, FCIB, on Monday in Osara, expressed joy for being part of the historic event.
”Today, under my acting Rectorship, we gathered here to officially handover Osara campus to the Commissioner, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology for the smooth take off of CUSTECH; it is historic in all ramifications, and I am glad to be part of it”, Ogbo said.
According to him, the governor is a man of his words who always back up his words with actions, and he is doing everything possible to reposition education and taking it to another level.
In his vote of thanks, the Deputy Rector of Kogi Polytechnic, Dr Lamidi Kehinde, commended the governor and the commissioner for the feat, while thanking all committee members for their support in ensuring that a comprehensive document was handed over.
The commissioner also took his time to inspect the ongoing projects and some facilities at the Osara campus, while he further moved to Kogi Polytechnic School of Engineering, Itakpe, to inspect some TETFUND executed projects at the campus.
The Commissioner was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Pastor Emmanuel Idenyi; Director Science and Technology, Mr Dipo Aiyenibe; and Director Tertiary and Continued Education, Mrs Clara Bolu, among others.