THE latest information reaching us hat it that The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Pres. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the establishment of Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas in Bonny, Rivers State with a take off grant of N1billion for the Polytechnic to commence academic activities.
President Good Luck Jonathan, also approved the appointment of Prof. Elijah Tamuno Iyagba as the first Rector, while Mr. Willabo A. Gilbert is to serve as Registrar of the College.
He (Ebele Jonathan) further approved the appointment of Mr Akpomeyoma Gabriel as Bursar and Mr Ata John Woke Ajala as Polytechnic Librarian.
The Supervising Minister of Education, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike described the opening of the new polytechnic (Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas in Bonny) as a practical expression of the President’s commitment to improving access to tertiary education, creation of employment and the empowerment of the youths with the necessary skills to contribute to national development of the country.
Nyesom Wike stated that no previous administration in the history of the nation has contributed to educational advancement the way the Jonathan administration has done since 2011.
Special Assistant (Media) to the Supervising Minister of Education.
We hope the President will also work toward calling off ASUP Strike.