Tunde Bolaji – Minna.
The Alumni of Federal Polytechnic BidaNiger state has assured the institution of its support for massive infrastructural and human development with a sustainable cordial working relationship with the school management for desire results.
President, of the Association, Dr Henry Koce Diko gave this assurance at the weekend during an interview in Minna .
He equally constituted a care taker committee of Niger state chapter to pilot its affairs for the next one year before conducting election for a substantive Exco.
Dr. Diko explained that there is the need to have a functional Alumni of the polytechnic in all the states of the federation were more members would be registered so as to have authentic register in other to give back to the institution what it gave them across the country.
He said that his team has achieved a lot despite challenges adding that some of the achievements to includes; ability to organized 40th Founders Day, Alumni office its website and acquired land for Association headquarters in Abuja as well as its architectural design and bill of quantity to the sum of N60 million.
He added that the Alumni has a functional constitution now and had registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), employed administrative secretary and organized two national delegate meetings and created state chapters among others.
Diko hinted that the association is planning to build a national secretariat within two years, purchased vehicles, organized endowment funds, to partner the institution for investment venture and to build offices and classrooms as part of social responsibility despite its challenges of paucity of funds and others hoping to overcome them.
Those officially constituted to pilot the affairs of the Niger State chapter for the next one year were Dr Yahaya Saidu Madaki as (Chairman), Abdulkadir Abdullahi Yahaya (Secretary), Hajara Suleiman, Ahmed A. Ahmed and Mohammed Ibrahim Bala as members.
In his acceptance remarks, Dr Yahaya Saidu Madaki who appreciated the mandate given to him to serve promised to justify the confidence reposed on him while charging for maximum support from the members for the success however reiterated not to let the association down.
The emerged Secretary, Abdulkadir Abdullahi Yahaya said that there is a lot ahead of them by given back to the school assured to contribute their quarter for the success and development of almamata in an atmosphere of peaceful coexistence.