President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Governing Boards of all the 25 Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria.
According to a statement signed by the Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu, the Boards are statutorily responsible for the governance and overall policy formulation for the institutions concerned.
“In making the appointments of the Chairpersons and Members of the respective Boards, the President, apart from ensuring geopolitical spread, was also guided by the stipulated requirements for such appointments as contained in each of the acts establishing the institutions.
“In this respect, each of the appointees is required to, among others, possess a minimum of a National Diploma and be a person of impeccable integrity with a strong commitment to technical education.
“The new Governing Boards (comprising the Chairmen and Members) of the Polytechnics are to be inaugurated on a date to be announced soon,” the statement said.
The affected Polytechnics and their respective Chairmen are as follows:
|1.||Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, Afikpo.||Dr. J.T. Orkar|
|2.||Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi.||Chief Michael Olanrewaju Oloko|
|3.||Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti.||Chief Austin Adeze|
|4.||Federal Polytechnic, Bali.||Mrs. Yalwa Tahir|
|5.||Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.||Alhaji Abubakar Dantata|
|6.||Federal Polytechnic, Bida.||Professor Muhammad Sani Yakya|
|7.||Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu.||Alh. Mohammed Abubakar|
|8.||Federal Polytechnic, Ede.||Professor Nasir Yauri|
|9.||Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe.||Professor Eddy Olanipekun|
|10.||Federal Polytechnic, Idah.||Dr. Ibrahim Muhd Liman Sifawa|
|11.||Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.||Professor Abubakar Ahmed Sadauki|
|12.||Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji.||Chief Odey Ochicha|
|13.||Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda.||Professor Kingsley Dakeni Alagoa|
|14.||Federal Polytechnic, Mubi.||Engr. Bassey Usang Bassey|
|15.||Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa.||Professor Godwin Sogolo|
|16.||Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri.||Chief Edwin Ogunbor|
|17.||Federal Polytechnic, Offa.||Chief Osekula Zikora|
|18.||Federal Polytechnic, Oko.||Hon. Chief Lasbury Amadi|
|19.||Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas, Bonny.||Sen. Ucha Julius|
|20.||Federal Polytechnic, Ukana.||Professor S. Ike Udabah|
|21.||Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure.||Chief Abayomi Daramola|
|22.||Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna.||Alhaji Yusuf Hassan|
|23.||National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi.||Professor David Adewunmi|
|24.||Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin-Kebbi.||Dr. Ismail Biodun Layi Oni|
|25.||Yaba College of Technology, Yaba.||Barr. Lateef Fagbemi|