he accreditation of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State has been restored by the National Board of Technical Education (NBTE).
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Barr Eze Chikamnayo, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy made this known in a statement on Tuesday.
According to Barr Chikamnayo, the restoration of Abia State Polytechnic’s accreditation by the NBTE was made possible by the intervention of the State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu.
Recall that a few weeks ago, the accreditation of Abia State Polytechnic Aba was withdrawn by the NBTE in curious and controversial circumstances. The development was greeted with outrage and sadness by the people of the State.
“Consequently, His Excellency, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu rose to the occasion propelled by the fact that the welfare of our citizens has always been of utmost concern to his administration beyond all other legalistic consideration .
“We are, therefore , happy to announce that the accreditation of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba has been restored by the National Board of Technical Education ,NBTE owing to gallant efforts of our Dear Governor,” Chikamnayo stated.
According to the Commissioner, the achievement was made possible by the provision of N450 million by the State Government to bail out the institution, and also by the immediate adoption of far-reaching reforms aimed at establishing sustainable growth and best practices in the institution.