From Yakubu Mustapha Minna
The management of the Federal Polytechnic Bida has reassured its determination in ending all forms of harassment against students through strict enforcement of punitive measures against erring staff and students.
The institution’s Director of Gender Issues, Hajiya Hussaina Hassan made the declaration during the second annual sensitisation programme organized by the Directorate for newly admitted students.
The Director informed the gathering that the Directorate was established by the Dkukogi-led management to prevent harassment of and violence against both genders, and to give them equal access to opportunities..
Speaking at the occasion, Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi represented by a Director in the Deputy Rector’s office, Engineer Abdulasalam, noted that the sensitization became necessary to encourage proper balance in women integration in work and homebuilding.
In his remarks, the Dean, Students’ Affairs, Alhaji Baba Shehu called on participants to shun gender -based violence, especially among men.