Nuhu Bamali: Rector excited, as Etisalat’s Cliqfest hits campus
The Rector of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, Prof. Dalhatu Balarabe Yahaya has expressed his excitement as telecoms firm, Etisalat takes its Cliqfest to the campus recently.
Prof. Yahaya commended Etisalat for its commitment to the development of Nigerian youths through its bespoke youth-centric program tagged Etisalat Cliqfest.
During the campus tour, he said, “I am happy that while the students are being entertained, they are also being empowered with entrepreneurial skills to enable them develop their potentials and do something useful with their lives after graduation.”
Prof. Yahaya said he was particularly happy the polytechnic has joined the growing list of tertiary institutions to have hosted the Etisalat CliqFest campus tour.
The campus tour is a nationwide multi-campus youth-centric education and entertainment initiative sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria. It offers a bouquet of networking opportunities, career education, sports and entertainment.
Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic hosted the Zaria leg of the tour after a similar one was held previously at the Usmanu DanFodio University, Sokoto.
Meanwhile a National Diploma student of Civil Engineering, Desmond Yusuf, emerged the winner of the Etisalat CliqFest star prize, a new Hyundai i10 car in a raffle draw.
The duo of Aliyu Abdullahi and Dina Tanko won a laptop each while several others including the trio of Charity John, Emmanuel Joel and Doris Eze won mobile phones, pen drives and Etisalat branded souvenirs, a statement from Etisalat’s spokesman, Benedict Uwalaka said.
From left, Omolade Olajide , North Territory Manager, Etisalat Nigeria, Alhaji Mustapha Halidu, Dean Students Affairs, Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Desmond Ola Yusuf, winner of the Etisalat CliqFest Hyundai i10 car, Chief Paul Abiyong, Deputy Rector, Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria and Michael Nwoseh, Specialist, Youth Segment, Etisalat Nigeria at the car presentation ceremony during the Etisalat Cliqfest campus tour in the school recently.