Based on the letter tendered by Dr Abubakar, his retirement was to allow him to serve his second and closing time period in workplace, in keeping with extant provisions. His appointment was to terminate on February 15, 2021, having attained the obligatory retirement age of 65 years.
Dr. Abubakar was nonetheless supplied a re-appointment letter signed by the Director of Tertiary Training, Mr Samuel Ojo wherein the Minister of Training, Mallam Adamu Adamu authorized. Based on the letter, the Rector is to serve out his second and closing time period in workplace, till it terminates on Could 20, 2023.
In a petition to the Chief of Employees (CoS), Prof. Ibrahim Gambari by the Educational Union, they said that their attraction to the governing council to promote the place of the rector was ignored. They added that by the principles of civil service, the Deputy Rector (Lecturers) ought to have taken over as appearing rector for six months till a brand new one is appointed.
The Educational Employees Union of Polytechnics additional known as the re-appointment “illegal”, emphasizing that Dr. Dzukogi whose tenure should have expired on Could 22, 2019, is statutorily not responsible for a second tenure re-appointment as a result of he has lower than two years to retire from service.