Gombe donates land for Federal Polytechnic

Abdullahi Idris, Gombe


The Gombe State Government has donated over 100 hectares of land for the takeoff of a federal polytechnic.

The State Governor Muhammadu Yahya announced this, during the federal government committee visits for the establishment of the Federal Polytechnic Kaltungo.

The committee led by it’s Chairman, the Executive Secretary National Board of Technical Education, Dr. Mas’us kazaure, to seek approvals of the governor for takeoff of the Federal Polytechnic Kaltungo.

Dr Kazaure said that the committee was charged to lias with the State government, and to insure the site designated was adequate and suitable for the takeoff of the polytechnic.

Governor’s Consent
He said the committee also was to obtain the governor’s consent and approvals for the permanent and temporary sites.

The leader of the delegation stated what is required for this school to be fully establish in Kaltungo Gombe State.

“As for the national standard the Polytechnic shall have a minimum of 50 hectares plot of land to serve as it permanent site,”  he said.

Governor Yahya, said “Gombe sate had been yearning for this Polytechnic long term ago.”
He said chosen Kaltungo as place where the polytechnic would be situated was not by accident, because it is the first place to have learning institution in the State.

Request Approved
Governor Inuwa approved the request of committee with allocation of a school for the starting of school.

“We already decided that we give the Model School Kaltungo should be be use for the takeoff of the polytechnic.” This as for the state gesture,”  he said.

Governor Inuwa said he was informed that the host community allocates more than 50 hectares requested by the committee.

“I was informed more than 100 hectares was allocated to you by the host community so you have got double of what you need for the takeoff of the polytechnic. We are very happy and passionate for the takeoff of this polytechnic,” the governor added.


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