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Ag. Rector, Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi Praises Governor Mutfwang’s Strong Commitment To The Advancement Of The Institution, States His Management’s Strategic Plan To Fast Track Academic Calendar


Barr Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang has been commended for his exceptional and strong commitment towards addressing the challenges facing the education sector in the state. Dr Clement Selchum Chirman, Ag Rector of Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi heaped praises on the captain of “The Time Is Now Administration” while making his speech at the school’s matriculation on Friday, 26 April, 2024 held at the Heipang Campus of the Polytechnic.

The Rector listed areas where Governor Mutfwang has made noble strides to include releasing funds for accreditation, investment in infrastructure, upgrading of laboratories, and ensuring that salaries are paid on time.

On behalf of the Management, staff, student of the Polytechnic I appreciate His Excellency Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, the Executive Governor of Plateau State who has demonstrated commitment and desire to revamp education, particularly in Plateau State Polytechnic, by releasing funds for the accreditation exercise that was successfully conducted in the institution in March this year”.

To reposition the citadel of learning to surpass its past enviable heights, the erudite scholar stated that “although, the institution has witnessed academic set-backs within the last few years, Management and the Academic Board have strategically fine-tuned the Academic calendar to address the gaps”.

“The Polytechnic has a vision to pursue a mission to train and produce competent and professional personnel with technical and entrepreneurial skills, knowledge and high moral values that would help to drive the technological, social and economic advancement and development of Nigeria. The Polytechnic will continue to explore diverse ways of enhancing the production of local technology to meet the technical manpower needs of the country and the mandate of training the manpower that will meet the demands of organizations and industries”.

“Our new strive is to open a new page and to restore the fading glory of this institution. Already strategic steps are being taken to add value to the Polytechnic and in no distant future, the results will justify the new approach. The management is aware of the enormous expectations to deliver the dividends of leadership in the areas of quality assurance, security of life, welfare of staff and Students”.

He listed some of his management’s achievements within the past 10 weeks of his coming on board to include “the accreditation of programmes of the Institution, securing government intervention to complete ongoing construction of road network and landscaping of Jos Campus, securing Hi-Impact and other TET-fund Intervention for robust development of the Polytechnic, constructive engagements with critical security operative to improve the current security architecture in the institution”.

Others are “renovation of some critical infrastures in both campuses and meetings with critical stakeholders within the institution and the community to ensure peace and the smooth running of the institution”

His Excellency, Barr Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang Being Hugely Applauded For His Strong Commitment To The Advancement Of Plateau State Polytechnic By Dr Clement Selchum Chirman, Ag. Rector

Noting the challenges confronting the school, he said “management is also aware of the lingering case of land compensation to the host community which has stalled the perimeter fencing of the Institution and other perennial problems. These challenges are not insurmountable because of the strong commitment of ‘’The Time is now’’ administration of His Excellency Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang toward revamping education on the Plateau”.

Dr Chirman praised Gov Mutfwang for his special strong commitment and love for the Polytechnic. “Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, permit me to once more express the institution’s gratitude to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, for his immense support to Education, and to Plateau State Polytechnic in particular. I wish to also thank the entire Polytechnic Community for the tremendous support given to this Management during the accreditation exercise and hope it will continue, to bolster our relationship. I urge you to sustain the commitment so that we can succeed in changing the narratives and transform the institution to enviable heights”.


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