Governor Simon Bako Lalong has assured the Management team of the newly established Federal Polytechnic in Shendam Local Government Area that the Plateau State government will give every support needed for the success of the school.
Gov. Simon Lalong gave the assurance when he received the Rector of the Institution Dr. Mukaila Ya’u who led other members of the Management team to visit him at the Government House Rayfield Jos.
He said Plateau State was happy to have another tertiary institution that has a mandate of providing quality academic and entrepreneurial skills to Nigerians.
The Rector disclosed that they were in Plateau with a clear vision and mission, to develop a world-class Polytechnic that would provide quality academic, professional, and entrepreneurial skills to the students.
He said the gesture would empower them to make a positive impact in both the technological and socio-economic development of the country.
” Our goal is to produce innovative graduates both at the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma levels, worthy of skills and character through effective teaching, learning, and research for the technological advancement of our great country Nigeria,” he said.
He thanked the governor for his support in the establishment of the Institution, saying, the gesture is critical to facilitate its smooth takeoff and operations.
He also appealed to the Governor to provide a site with infrastructure for the takeoff, housing accommodation, office furniture, and vehicles for principal officers
to enable them to coordinate the operations of the institution.