The chairman, governing council of Federal Polytechnic Idah Bar. Mohammed Usman said stakeholders at all levels of government in Nigeria should ensure top priority to polytechnics to ensure development.
The chairman made this call when he joined members of the management to receive the Presidential Needs Assessment Team (PNAT) to the polytechnic at Idah on Tuesday.
The chairman noted that polytechnic education was very critical to economic growth and advancement of the country, hence the state of the polytechnic begs for development.
He pledges that his council will not relent effort in moving the school to enviable height and hopes that the teams report would be implemented to the growth and rapid development of the polytechnic.
He on behalf of the council and management of the school thanked President Good luck Jonathan for sending the team to access the needs of the school.
He commended the team on their effort in taking time to carry out the national assignment on the polytechnics describing it as a great sacrifice.
Earlier the leader of the team Mrs Victoria Oluyole stated that the team was in the polytechnic on the Directive of president Good luck Jonathan to access the needs of polytechnics to enable government fast-track its development.
The rector of the Polytechnic Mr mathew Akpata and other principal officers who received the team expressed gratitude to the President and the Team for coming and hoping that the Federal Government would come to the aid of the polytechnic after the assessment.