Kaduna Polytech­nic marks 60th an­niver­sary

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Chris­tiana T. Alabi, Kaduna

The man­age­ment of Kaduna Polytech­nic has flagged off ac­tiv­i­ties to mark the di­a­mond ju­bilee cer­e­mony of the polytech­nic and 32nd com­bined con­vo­ca­tion of 67,403 grad­uands.

Kaduna Polytech­nic was es­tab­lished in 1956.

The 32nd con­vo­ca­tion is sched­uled to hold on July 23, 2016 at the Con­vo­ca­tion Square, main cam­pus, Tudun wada.

Ad­dress­ing news­men, the Rec­tor of the Polytech­nic, Dr. Mo­hammed Bello Ibrahim, said the polytech­nic last held its con­vo­ca­tion 10 years ago due to se­ries of cri­sis the in­sti­tu­tion passed through be­fore the com­ing of the pre­sent man­age­ment.

The 67,403 who suc­cess­fully grad­u­ated from the in­sti­tu­tion from 2004 to 2015, would be awarded var­i­ous forms of diplo­mas and cer­tifi­cates.

Ac­tiv­i­ties lined up for the dou­ble events in­clude a foot­ball match be­tween the aca­demic and nonaca­demic staff of the polytech­nic and a pre-con­vo­ca­tion lec­ture on the topic, Agri­cul­tural Re­form as a Panacea for Di­ver­si­fi­ca­tion of Nige­rian Econ­omy, to be de­liv­ered by Pro­fes­sor Wil­fred Okonkwo of the Univer­sity of Nige­ria. Other ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude award and din­ner night and con­fer­ment of Post Higher Na­tional Di­ploma, Pro­fes­sional Di­ploma and Post Grad­u­ate Di­ploma, among oth­ers.

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