President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re -appointment of Dr Abubakar Abdul-Dzukogi, as the Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bida in Niger state for another term of four years.
The statement from the office of the institution’s Registrar, signed by Hussaini Muhammed-Enagi said that the reappointment of Dr. Dzukogi was contained in a letter signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.
The statement reads: “I write to convey to you the approval of Mr president, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, for your reappointment as Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.
“The appointment is for a second and last tenure of four (4) years, with effect from 21st May, 2019 in line with the Federal Polytechnic Act CAP. F.17, section 8(b).
” I am to inform you that your appointment will terminate on 15th February, 2021, after attaining the mandatory age of sixty five (65) years in line with condition of service in polytechnic sector”.
The statement also stated that the minister urged the rector to work hard to justify the confidence reposed in him .
It will be recalled that Dr Dzukogi was first appointed Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Bida by the federal government on May 22, 2015.