The governor of Cross River State has assented to the bill seeking to stablish the Cross River State Polytechnic to be sited at Ogoja.
This is made known by the leader of the state Assembly, Hon. Peter Odey. According to him “I thank my leader and boss, the very digital and enigmatic Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben ayade for assenting to the bill for the establishment of a Polytechnic in Cross River State.”
Hon. Odey further applauded the governor and his constituents for the opportunity saying “My dear people of Ogoja, this is a win win for us all because the Polytechnic is going to be located in Ogoja Local Government. I cannot thank the Governor enough because this is going to improve on the academic, mental, developmental drive and economic wellbeing of Ogoja people and indeed Cross River State.”
The assented bill would provide facilities for courses of instructions, training and research in science and technology, tourism, management and other fields of studies.
Recall that recently, the ponsor of the bill, Rt. Hon. Peter Odey, Leader of the Cross River State House of Assembly and Member representing Ogoja State Constituency explained that the state polytechnic would by the bill provide a better technological education.
According to Odey, during press briefing noted that there was a polytechnic before now and it was changed to a university and the House is not against the Bill that changed the polytechnic to a University.
Odey added that for now technological advancement is lacking and no state grows outside its technological advancement.
Leader opined that with the industrialization drive of the State Government, technologists and technicians can drive the growth in Cross River State, just like China.
If the Youths are busy with their hands after acquiring knowledge they received from polytechnic, that alone would reduce unemployment and criminality in our State.. Leader.
He concluded that already Cross River State University of Technology will be changed to a conventional University and with this polytechnic Bill it would fast-track the Assent of Crutech Bill.