The Committee of Chairmen of Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria has elected Arc. Waziri Bulama as its Chairman for a three-year tenure. The election took place on Tuesday, 13th July, 2021 at the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) Liaison Office, Maitama, Abuja supervised by the Executive Secretary of the Board, Professor Idris Muhammad Bugaje.
- The Committee is a collection of all Chairmen of Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics recently approved by His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR and inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.
- The Governing Councils of the Federal Polytechnics is responsible for the formulation of policies and the general supervision of the polytechnics on behalf of the visitor.
- The new Chairman of the twenty five (25) member Committee is the Chairman of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birninj-Kebbi. He is also a former National Secretary and a member of the National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Arc. Bulama is expected to bring to bear his wealth of experience and contact within and outside the party as well as the government for the benefit of the Committee and the entire sector.
- Arc.Bulama is to be assisted by Prof Stephen K. Ocheni, Chairman Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State as Vice Chairman of the Committee.