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Kogi Poly: Ogbo Hosts Maiden Inaugural Lecture 31 Years After

The Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja has made another history by holding it first Inaugural lecture 31 years after the institution’s establishment.

The maiden Inaugural lecture was titled: Manpower Resourcing and Productivity Management in Public Sector; The Cacophony of Paradox, presented by Dr. Joel Akowe, immediate past dean of the school of Management Studies.

The Rector, Dr. Salisu Usman Ogbo described the feat as yet another significant milestone in the academic development of the Polytechnic since his assumption of office as Rector, of the institution.

Dr. Ogbo described the lecture as the dawn of yet another significant era in the institution as well as another firsts in the area of infrastructural provision, administrative revolution, academic advancement, moral rebirth which his administration is noted for.

The Rector noted that the Polytechnic under his leadership has made several firsts in the area of security architecture amongst others, all geared towards restoring the Polytechnic into institutional preeminence.

The Rector specifically mentioned the successful hosting of the 4th combined convocation ceremonies of the Polytechnic, re accreditation of 30 programs with full accreditation status by the National Board for Technical Education.

Similarly, the Rector mentioned the construction, renovation and rehabilitation of students hostels and perimeter fencing of the female hostels after over 5years of off campus residence

Also mentioned as Achievements by the Rector is the aggressive construction, renovation and rehabilitation of lecture theatres, classroom and office blocks. Remodeling and Reconstruction of old library complex to a 30 bed medical centers a replacement for a 3 bed sick bay his administration inherited.

Aside equipping the Polytechnic library, zero tolerance for unethical practices, introduction of CBT Centre for the conduct of General studies examination for ease of examination administration and for the prompt release of results.

The Rector described the inaugural lecture topic as illuminating pointing out that the successes recorded by his administration is hinged on the application of the merit and federal character principles.

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