Pantami Urges Polytechnic To Focus More On Skills Rather Than Certificates

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has called on the Principal Officers of the Federal Polytechnic Kaltungo, Gombe State to focus more on skills rather than certificates, emphasizing that certificates are supposed to be a validation of skills.

The Honourable Minister said, “By focusing more on skills, we will be producing more potential job providers, while focusing more on certificates, we will be producing more potential job seekers”.

Dr Pantami made his position known today while he received in audience, the Principal Officers of the polytechnic, led by its rector, Dr Sulaiman Mohammed Lame on a courtesy visit at the Ministry’s Corporate Headquarters, Abuja.

The Federal Polytechnic, Kaltungo, Gombe State. which was established late last year, came to being following many years of persistent calls by indigenes of the State for the sitting of federal institution in the area.

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