Governor Wike directed the State Ministry of Justice to ensure the
bill for the change of name of the institution from Port Harcourt
Polytechnic to Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that
fresh employments into the Rivers State University (RSU) and the
Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic, Port Harcourt must be based on merit.
Speaking during a Courtesy Visit by the Governing Council of Captain
Elechi Amadi Polytechnic, Port Harcourt at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday, Governor Wike noted that employments into academic
institutions must be done to promote excellence. He said the
administration will not allow anyone to cut corners.
He said: “Employments into the Rivers State University and that of
the Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic, Port Harcourt when it is approved
must be based on merit . We shall closely monitor the process, so that
it is not hijacked and made an all-comer affair.
“We have to be sure that only quality academic and non academic staff are employed “.