The Rector of Adamawa State Polytechnic, Professor Ibrahim Umar has called on Governor Ahmadu Fintiri to approve the recruitment of 70 lecturers to fill the vacancies in some departments of the institution.
Umar made the call at the inauguration of the TETFund physical infrastructure projects in the institution today in Yola.
He said that about 70 staff of the institution withdrew their services especially in the Department of Mass Communication, Christian Religious Education, Architectural Technology, Building Technology and School of Agriculture.
The rector also called for the construction of road network, to befit the modern edifices provided by the TETFund.
According to him, the polytechnic is one of the oldest tertiary institutions without good road network.
Governor Fintiri said the state government was making efforts in provide qualitative atmosphere to achieve academic excellence.
Fintiri enjoined the staff and students to be committed to their duties and studies as well as shun acts capable of breaking law and order in the institution.