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DSPG 3RD CONVOCATION: Achuenu Harps On Strengthening Academic Programmes, Innovations

By Onomiguren Agbamu

The Rector of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Bldr Prof. Emmanuel Achuenu has said strengthening academic activities remains his topmost priority as promised before officially assuming office on August 1, 2021, just as he harps on some of his successes.

Briefing newsmen on Wednesday at the polytechnic permanent site, the Rector vowed to deliver more on the promises he made upon assumption of office

The DSPG rector explained that Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku is one of the foremost institutions in Delta and within the south-south geopolitical zone.

Prof Achuenu, the core mandate of the polytechnic is to deliver quality education, especially in the areas of teaching-learning, development, research, and innovations.

He maintained that the polytechnic is more interested in teaching technology, which they had been doing since he assumed office.

He hinted that most of the teaching and learning was done in the lab because of it peculiarity on technology, saying the polytechnic is a place of developing technology and moving the nation towards greatness.

He disclosed that with the support of the management, he had been able to grow the number of students from where he met it to what it is currently.

He added that he facilitated the school of environmental studies, ICT school that his predecessor facilitated, which Jamb is using for examination before assuming office.

Prof Achuenu also noted that the school has facilitated a Microsoft satisfaction centre where students will be trained and have handsome knowledge of ICT and digital skills.

He continued, that institution has introduced a renewable center to also train students on energy generation considering the challenges Nigeria is going through on light.

He said the renewable energy training is opened to all that are interested and that students are to gain first-hand knowledge on the requirements of manufacturing solar system and how it operates.

He disclosed that the renewal energy programme is a collaboration of UNITOTAL ENERGY LIMITED, but funded and managed by DSPG.

He, however, called on the state government, NGOs, and others for support, especially on the perimeter fencing of the school to enable her to curb insecurity challenges

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