Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state was commended by the Chairman Alumni Association, School of Management Studies, Kano State Polytechnic, Kabiru Nasir Isah, for encouraging technical and vocational education, by endorsing the newly fabricated automatic hand washing machine by students and lecturers of the Polytechnic, as their rare contribution against COVID-19 pandemic.
In a letter sent to the Governor, on behalf of the Alumni Association, that was signed by Isah, they eulogised Governor Ganduje for identifying with the new innovation of the automatic hand washing machine recently displayed before the governor and members of the State Task Force Committee of COVID-19, at the Government House.
“Your Excellency Sir, your show of appreciation and encouragement over the newly fabricated machine by our students with the help of lecturers, is but a clear indication that your words of glaring support for technical and vocational education, match with your actions,” reads the letter.
Commending further that, they were impressed when they heard that Gov. Ganduje, after praising the effort, he also disclosed that he would support for the mass production of the automatic hand sanitizer forwarded by the Polytechnic, when the machine was introduced to him by the Rector, Professor Mukhtar Atiku Kurawa.
Hoping that, “With this encouragement, it shows that our amiable and performing governor, is a supporter of local content development. With the mass production of this and other machines, technical and vocational education, as His Excellency wishes all the time, will definitely be playing as a frontline role in our educational system.”
The letter reminded how the governor becomes the beacon of hope for the State Polytechnic, among other institutions of learning in the state, explaining that, ” Before your coming as the governor of Kano, Kano Polytechnic was almost in shambles.
Many courses were at the verge of going down. But you saved them all. Not only that, the Polytechnic under Prof Mukhtar Atiku Kurawa introduced many other courses.”
Courtesy governor’s concern for technical and vocational education, the Polytechnic, the letter reads, “Also fabricated Ventilators, two in number, that are currently with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University, Kano, to undergo clinical examination. You know our Polytechnic under Prof Kurawa is all out to make sure that Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje wins this fight against COVID-19.”