Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Molestation By Lecturers: Lasting Solution If Generally Practiced

The Rector of Federal Polytechnic Oko, Prof. Godwin Onu has unveiled a Website (DCS) to monitor the lapses of both Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of the Institution. The site was officially unveiled on 26th Of January, 2016. It had been a usual thing in almost all the Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria for staff to feel reluctant in attending to students' needs. An alarming situation where a student will spend almost 4 months in computing his or her result just because of the laxity of the staff in charge. Students queue up long enough under the Sun just to change their Deposit Tellers into receipts, while the staff in charge sits and engages in rooster and bull stories with fellow staff instead of attending to the waiting students. Some Lecturers don't come to classes more than 4 times in a Semester but will force students to buy textbooks at inflated rates. Frowning seriously at all these staff lousiness, the Rector who is known for his digitization prowess and practice has started his 2016 in the Polytechnic with Student-Sensitive programs. He says the happiness and comfort of his students are his topmost priority of the year and needs direct complaints and reports from his dear students through the DCS(Digital Complaint System). He says he wants to listen to student's challenges and personally attend to them squarely without minding whose Ox is gored. To protect the image of the students, the site has an Anonymous option where one can report any staff without his Identity being shown. One can also attach pictorial evidence to one's report if any is handy. This is good news if other institutions can put such Digital Complaint System in place. The platform is

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