Nuhu Ba­mali: Rec­tor ex­cited, as Eti­salat’s Cliqfest hits cam­pus

Daily Trust - - YOUTH VILLE -

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.

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