The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Dr. Shuaibu Muhammad Musa has called on the Federal Government and the leadership of the striking polytechnic workers’unions to resolve the crisis bedeviling the sector in the country.
In a statement, the Public Relations Officer of the polytechnic, Muhammad Rabiu Wada noted that the Rector made the call at a valedictory meeting for the out-going Deputy Rector of the institution, Dr Japhet Dauda Konni.
The Rector noted that the strike disrupted academic activities in polytechnics, forcing thousands of students to idle away at home with the attendant social challenges this can cause.
Musa said resolving the crises would go a long way in enhancing the growth and development of Technical and Vocational Education, an important component of the transformation agenda of the Federal Government.
He called on the traditional rulers, politicians, businessmen and other relevant individuals and groups to intervene. ( The Nation)