The Chairman of the Panel of Inquiry on Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo, Professor Eugene Opara says duplication of courses in three different campuses and lack of accreditation were the major setback the school faces.
Professor Opara stated this in owerri when he submitted report of their findings to the State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma.
Professor Opara stressed that a situation whereby a particular course was repeated in three campuses of Umuagwo, Orlu, and Ehime Mbano had caused reduction in the number of students.
He said nonpayment of tuition fees by the student more especially the non-indigenous students contributed to drop in revenue generation.
Professor Opara noted that the school tried its best to curb cultism but interference by the host community in the management of the institution created more problem.
Receiving the report, Governor Hope Uzodinma said he was convinced that the report would help bring the institution back to academic excellence.
Governor Uzodinma assured the panel of proper use of the report to better the lots of the people.