Executive Secretary, National National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Dr. Masaud Kazaure, said the new Federal Polytechnic Daura will commence operation in the 2019/2020 academic session.
Dr. Kazaure made this known in Daura while presenting the Certificate of Occupancy of the 100-hectare land donated by Katsina State Government for the polytechnic to the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar.
He said all the proper plans for the immediate take-off of the polytechnic had been put in place, including the recruitment of the pioneer staff.
He called for support, cooperation, and understanding of the host community, to enable the polytechnic to take off on a sound footing.
Earlier, the Special Adviser, Higher Education to Governor Aminu Masari, Dr. Bishir Ruwangodiya said the state government had allocated the junior section of Government Day Secondary School Daura to serve as the temporary site of the polytechnic.