In commencement of her familiarization tour of the State-owned Tertiary Institutions, the Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Solid Minerals and Energy, Anambra State, Mrs. Sally Mbanefo, paid familiarization visit to Anambra State Polytechnic, Mgbakwu, Awka North Council Area.
Speaking during her first official visit to the Institution, the Commissioner stated that she needed to see things that have happened and is happening in the Polytechnic with a view to taking it up from where the past Commissioner stopped and ensuring that the vision and mission of Governor Willie Obiano in creating the Institution is actualized.
She expressed satisfaction at the level of development in the Institution and commended Governor Willie Obiano, on his giant developmental strides in the Polytechnic.
The Commissioner noted that the all round infrastructural development of the present administration are visible and lauded the Rector of the Institution and her team in living up to the mandate given to them even as she extolled the Governing Council led by its Chairman, Professor C. P. E. Omaliko on their untiring efforts in the overall progress of the young Polytechnic.
She encouraged the Rector, Management, Staff and Students of the State-owned Polytechnic to continue living up to expectations in order to sustain the tempo of development and progress already recorded, and assured that she will intimate the Governor on her findings during her visit, pointing out that the Governor has been and is still developing all sectors of the economy simultaneously and is ever ready to deliver on his promises.
Mrs. Mbanefo extolled the good works of the Governor to Anambra and to humanity which extended to the proactive measures he took in the fight against Covid-19 Pandemic and promised that the Governor will continue with all round infrastructure and human development of the baby Institution while improving steadily on the welfare package of the Staff.
Earlier, the Rector, Dr. Nneka Mefoh, welcomed the Commissioner and assured her the ever ready support of the Polytechnic Community to achieve, maintain and sustain her mandate.
She stated that the Governor has not relented in seeing that the Polytechnic becomes the Center of Excellence in education and all round human capital development.
The Commissioner was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Barrister Pauline Nwandu and other Senior Staff in the Ministry.