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Fedpoly Bauchi Partners ATBU, Matriculates New Batch of Students For Degree-Programmes

The Federal Polytechnic Bauchi in affiliation with Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ATBU) has matriculated another batch of students into its various degree programmes for the 2022/2023 academic session.
Our correspondent reports that the affiliation empowers the polytechnic to offer degree programmes in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical/Electronic Engineering, Architectural Technology, Estate Management and Evaluation, Quantity Surveying and Survey and Geoinformatics.
Speaking During the matriculation ceremony at the 510 Lecture Theater, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Sani Usman said the programme is designed to allow students who obtained National Diploma to get easy access to university education.
The Rector who was represented by the Director of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance of the Polytechnic, Muhammad Chimo said the programme is part of strategies put in place to offer intermediate solutions to the HND/Degree dichotomy.

 On his part, the Vice-Chancellor of ATBU, Professor Muhammad Abdul’aziz represented by the Chairman Central Screening Committee of the university, Professor Mansur Malumfashi said the linkage and partnership with the polytechnic afforded many students easy access to university degrees over the years.

While congratulating the matriculated students, the Vice Chancellor warned them to avoid social vices which can undermine their effort to graduate.
He said that anyone found wanting will be shown the exit door as a penalty for exhibiting deviant behaviour will be dealt with accordingly.
“You should, therefore, give the Polytechnic all the needed support to realize the vision and mission of both the Polytechnic and our University. Do not hesitate to avail yourselves of the facilities in place to enable you to succeed.

“Note that you are important stakeholders and custodians of these facilities. You should therefore use them wisely, own them and protect them,” Professor Abdul’aziz warned.

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