ASUP Slams FG over Alleged Appointment of Five Unqualified Rectors
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) yesterday criticised the federal government over the alleged appointment of five unqualified rectors in the newly established six federal polytechnics in the country.
The National President of ASUP, Mr. Anderson Ezeibe, stated this at the 100th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the association held at the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State.
He noted that the appointment of the five unqualified rectors in the newly established polytechnics was against the Polytechnic Act of 2019.
According to him, to be qualified for rectorship position, such person must be a Chief Lecturer with at least a minimum of five years in any of the polytechnics.
He said: “Recently, the federal government announced the existence of six new federal polytechnics, one in Cross River, Oyo, Plateau, Benue and Borno States.