Over 10,000 applications have been submitted to fill the 40 vacant positions advertised by the management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.
The Ogun State Government requested applications from eligible candidates to fill academic and non-academic staff positions in the institution.
The number of applications is likely to increase given that the deadline for submission of applications is August 15.
A date for interview is yet to fixed.
Efforts to get reactions from the school’s management were unsuccessful as officials declined comment.
The polytechnic was established in 1979 under the name of Ogun State Polytechnic. It was renamed Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in honour of the late business mogul and politician who died in detention.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun recently disclosed that the polytechnic would soon become a degree-awarding institution.
He said this at the 14th convocation ceremony adding that the state had opened discussions with the National Universities Commission, with a view to actualising the aspiration.