By Promise Uzoma Okoro,Aba
Abia State Polytechnic Aba will soon get a Full University of Science and Technology Status following the recommendation by the Governing Council of the Institution and the assurance by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu that their request will be presented to the State Executive Council for Approval.
The Chief Chukwu Nwachukwu led Governing Council of the Abia State Polytechnic in Aba proposed for upgrading of the Polytechnic to a Abia State University of Science and Technology, Aba.
Speaking he led members of the management council of the institution to pay a courtesy visit to the Visitor of the Institution and Governor of the State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Chief Nwachukwu prayed the Governor to consider and approve their plans of upgrading Abia Poly to a University of Science and Technology.
Chief Chukwu told the Governor that the management of the Polytechnic has concluded plans to begin construction at the permanent site of the school Located at Osisioma in Aba, where the proposed University will be situated.
In His Remarks Governor Ikpeazu expressed happiness that the Council could within a short period of their inauguration present the records of the school to him, pointing out that it was a sign that they understood their mandate.
The Governor appreciated their prowess in I.C.T, promising his continued support to the institution.
Governor Ikpeazu assured the Council and management of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba that he would take its request and vision of upgrading the Abia State Polytechnic to a University of Science and Technology to the State Executive Council for possible consideration.