Ex-Bauchi Governor, Garuba, rejoices as Buhari appoints Ameh, FedPoly Ohodo Chairman

By Yemi Itodo

Former Bauchi State Military Governor, Major General Chris Abutu (Rtd.), has expressed joy over appointment of Chief (Dr.) Sylva Ameh as Chairman of Governing Board, Federal Polytechnic, Ohodo, .

President Muhammad Buhari had recently approved appointment of Benue-born Chief Ameh, who is title holder of ‘Ojebo K’Idoma’ in the Idoma Area Traditional Council, alongside other eminently qualified Nigerians.

In a letter of felicitation he personally, General , a holder of Idoma traditional title of ‘Okeno K’Idoma, described Ameh as “an astute civil and public servant per excellence”, who served nation “loyally and excellently”.

General expressed optimism that the appointee would bring bear, his huge wealth of experience, as a former “Federal Director in various Ministries, including that of Education, Health, Works and Housing, Petroleum, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)”.

of us who know you, your appointment did not come us as a surprise but as a manifestation of your dedication and commitment duty and a demonstration of your professionalism and competence which you brought to bear and excelled creditably well in your previous assignments.

“As you are aware, the task now before you are enormous and challenging, especially the negative of the current pandemic and incessant strikes affecting the educational sector of our country.

“However, I have no doubt that you are equal the task as you have the necessary skill and disposition discharge your responsibilities with professional touch and bring the necessary transformation needed in your current assignment”, Garuba said.

He also recalled with appreciation, how Chief Ameh appointed by the President recently, as a Board Member of the Nigerian Institute Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), Benin City, Edo State, while wishing him well in his new call to service.