Abdullahi Ahmed has been appointed the Acting Rector at the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, in Nasarawa State.
EduCeleb.com reports that Mr Ahmed is taking over from Shettima Saidu, whose tenure just elapsed. The Acting Rector was, until his appointment, the Deputy Rector (Administration) of the polytechnic.
The outgoing Rector of the polytechnic, Professor Saidu disclosed during the handover ceremony that 26 courses in the institution were accredited, while 7 got nterim accredition in 4 years.
According to the him, the institution was able to achieve the feat due to his doggedness and the cooperation of 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.
Saidu added that, among the structures constructed were the twin lecture theater, the schools administrative office and well as other numerous projects.
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.