By Salisu Sani-Idris
Nasarawa Oct. 19, 2020 The Emir of Nasarawa Local GovernmentArea, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril has stressed the need to strengthen harmonious relationship between the management of the Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa and host communities.
Jibril gave the advice in a meeting with the management of the Polytechnic and host communities held in his place on Monday in Nasarawa town, Nasarawa State.
Naija247news reports that the management of the polytechnic was led to the meeting by the Rector, Dr Abdullahi Ahmed.
He noted that the management of the institution needs the support of the host community to succeed, adding that maintaining harmonious relationship between the polytechnic and the community was very key to the development of the institution in all ramifications.
According to the monarch, there is no alternative to peace and no society will achieve meaningful development without peace and tranquillity.
Usman enjoined the host community to cooperate with the leadership of the polytechnic and support its efforts toward making the institution home of academic excellence.
The emir also urged the host community to assist the Polytechnic in providing adequate security for students as well as securing its facilities.
The royal father also admonished the management of the Polytechnic to carry the host community along, especially in offering admission and employment opportunities to qualified members of the community.
He advised the management of the institution to continue to create programmes that would enhance academic standard and qualitative lecture delivery.
Responding, the rector, Ahmed pledged the institution’s continued support to the host community as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.