The Edo State Government has constituted a seven man committee headed by Prof. Rose Egonmwan which will investigate the management of the Edo State Polytechnic, Usen in Ovia South -West L.G.A.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government Barr. Osarodion Ogie and made available to newsmen, the terms of reference of the committee includes; to examine the administrative structure of the institution in line with the law establishing the institution; to establish the actual student population against the accredited schools and departments; to investigate the quality of the training programmes in the institute especially in relation to standard; to examine the finances of the institute in the area of revenue generation, expenditure, transparency, accountability and observance of due process.
Others include; to critically look at the mode of employment and promotion at the institute with a view to determining whether due process was observed in recruitment and promotion and whether the staff strength vis-à-vis the population of students in the institution is balanced and reasonable; to look into any matter which in the opinion of the committee is incidental to its assignment and make recommendations that will assist the state government to reposition the institute for quality service delivery and global competitiveness.
According to the statement, the Secretary of the committee is Mrs Sede E. I (Office of the SSG) while other members of the committee include; Prof. Victor Igbinedion of the University of Benin; Sir Steve Omoijuanfo, Managing Director Nigerian Dynamic Ltd; K.I.K Iyamu of the Nigeria Labour Congress); Daisy Osunde also of the Nigerian Labour Congress and Adams Akhogiemi of Edo State Independent Electoral Commission.