By: Albert B. Matilah

The new Registrar of the Polytechnic, Hajiya Mariya Adamu Nyako who assumed duty,  1st December, 2016 has declared after her tour of three campuses of the Polytechnic that, the Polytechnic Management will have to find a way of addressing the deplorable nature of infrastructure in the institution.

“I have seen a lot of problems, especially in the hostels and in terms of security challenges arising from inadequate fencing especially at the main campus. We will deploy our Internally Generated Revenue, IGR to address some of the problems while we will also reach out to Government for intervention.”

The new Registrar who was conducted round the campuses by the Deputy Registrar Administration, Mrs Rebecca Kinjir in company of three other Deputy Registrars of Academics, Establishment and Student Affairs, Mr Ayuba Simnawa, Aldalt Raheem and Hajiya Ummu Tukur respectively.

At the main campus, the Registrar and her entourage visited the College of Science and Technology, CST, College of Continuing Education, CCE and the College of Engineering Technology, CET as well as the ADAPOLY CONSULT/VENTURES and the Entrepreneurship Study Centre, ESC.

Other places visited include, the Polytechnic Clinic, Office of the Chief Security Officer, Students’ Affairs and the Male and Female hostels where she expressed disgust at the filthy nature of the environment.

However, she was visibly impressed with what she saw at the Department of Mass Communication where she commended the effort of the Rector Professor Bobboi Umar for the state-of- the- art equipment in the Radio, Television and Photography studios including the Public Relations and Advertising workshop.

At the Numan campus, the Registrar who was received and conducted round by the Director College of Administrative and Business Studies, CABS, Mr Daniel Oziel Kanye expressed her delight at facilities at the Department of Office Technology Management where she was shown fully equipped laboratories.

Similarly, at the Department of Banking and Finance the Registrar expressed her pleasure but was completely stunned and shocked when she was taken round the Male and Female hostels where she said the hostels need rehabilitation.

She therefore promised that the Management will urgently look into the problem with the view to redressing the situation.

Conducting the Registrar and her entourage round the College of Environmental Sciences, CES, Jambutu, the Director of the College, Mallam Gidado Bakari complained of shortage of classrooms and lecturers at the Building Department.

He therefore appealed to the Management of the Polytechnic to liaise with the Ministry of Transport to release to the Polytechnic two blocks of classrooms under their control to ease some of their classroom accommodation problems which she promised will urgently be treated.