The management of the Kwara State Polytechnic (Kwarapoly), under the leadership of Engineer Abdul Jimoh Muhammed, has recently organised a two-day specialised leadership and professional ethics training for both academic and non-academic staff of the polytechnic.
Speaking at the training programme, the Rector, Engineer Muhammed, said that his experience during his training at the institute in Kuru informed his decision to bring them down to Kwarapoly.
He said one of the mandates of the institute is to train people towards becoming better leaders in their various fields of endeavour.
Engineer Mohammed added that the workshop was organised to enhance leadership qualities in the Polytechnic staff with the aim of meaningfully impacting the development of the institution.
The Rector also expressed gratitude to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq for his support in elevating the polytechnic and the entire education sector in the state.
The workshop with the theme “Strategic Leadership, Ethics, and Policy Making Training” is organised for staff on CONTEDISS 7 and above.
The Director General, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Professor Ayo Omotayo described the management of the institution as leaders who are interested in the progress and development of the staff of the Polytechnic.
The DG NIPSS, represented by Professor Shola Adeyanju, said that it is the first time the institute would be moving out of its base in Kuru, Jos, to organise training for people since its inception.
He lauded the initiative of the Rector and urged all participants to make judicious use of the opportunity, adding that seasoned facilitators were selected to train them.