Our reporter - Oko - Tuesday Apr 02, 2019.Education -
* Promises to uplift Mass Communication Dept.
In continuation of familiarisation of the Polytechnic community, new Rector, Dr Mrs Francisca Nwafulugo visited the Department of Mass Communication., Federal Polytechnic, Oko. At Mass Communication, the Rector was received by the Head of Department, Dr. Onyeka Uwakwe and staff.
On arrival at the department, Dr. Nwafulugo solicited the support of the staff of the Department of Mass Communication. In response, Dr Uwakwe congratulated the Rector on her appointment and assured her of support of the department.
The Head of Department, Dr. Onyeka Uwakwe took the Rector and entourage round the department which afforded the her a first hand knowledge of the problems in the department.
Dr. Uwakwe stated that Mass Communication is a flagship department and requested the Rector to address the equipment needs of the department. He stated that this will enable the department maintain her enviable height already attained in the country.
Areas visited included Moment 98.7 FM, workshop studios and laboratories. Dr. Nwafulugo urged the Head of Department to come up with a written presentation of the needs of the department.
On the entourage were the Deputy Rector, Dr. Izuchukwu Ọnụ and A.g. Librarian and Mrs Nwabu Ezemba. The tour continued to The Chinese Confuscus Department, Fine and Applied Art, Library and Information Science, Fashion and Design and Others.
It could be recalled that Dr. Mrs Francisca Unoma Nwafulugo was appointed substantive Rector for Federal Polytechnic, Oko in March 2019. The Rector was later officially introduced to the Polytechnic community by the Governing Council on March 25, 2019.
Dr. Mrs Francisca Nwafulugo is the first female rector since inception of the institution