The Nigeria polytechnic games Association (NIPOGA) has acknowledged The Federal Polytechnic, Offa for taking a lead row in campaigning against sex for grade (SEX4GRADE) which has remain a dominant parasite eating the Nigeria Education system.
The FEDPOFFA Sports Team was flanked by a special campaign team while featuring in the NIPOGA 2020 hosted by Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin.
The ‘No to SEX4GRADE Team’ matched round the Stadium with the banner and vest while chanting “Work for your grades and” say no to sex for grade”.
The team was led by The HOD Mass Communication Department, Mr Wole Alawode, Campaign supervisor, Mr Mujeeb Zakariyau and Jimoh Taofik Adekunle, the Campaign Cordinator.
According to the team, sex for grade is a major challenge facing Nigerian Education expecially at the tertiary level, thus making a dire calls on government and other stakeholders in Academia to embrace and walk the campaign in a bid to restore sanctity.
Expliciting that both students and lecturers are to be oriented if the menace would be annihilated, the group is optimistic that a New Dawn is impending, when effect of the campaign will begin to manifest.
Meanwhile, Kwara state commissioner for Tertiary institutions, Science and Technology, Hajia Sadatu Kawu Appreciated the Fedpoffa campaign team and promised that the state government will strategize on how to give the campaign a wider audience.
#NIPOGA2020 opening ceremony was graced by Kwara State deputy governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulugambari, Rector, Federal Polytechnic Offa Dr Abdullateef Olatunji among other dignitaries across the country.
(c) Jamiu Omoniyi General Jamo