The Polytechnic Ibadan Holds Combine Convocation, Graduates 15,920

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The Polytechnics Ibadan on Friday held a combined convocation ceremony for the award of Diplomas, Certificate and prizes for four sessions.

The graduands from 2018/2019, to 2022/2023 filled into the assembly hall of the Polytechnic to bow out of the school

In his address, Oyo State government, Engineer Seyi Makinde enjoined the graduands to be self-employed as well as employers of labour.

He noted that the students with technological background will not have plans to ‘japa’ but rather join hands with the government to develop the state.

The governor, who was represented by the commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Prof. Salihu Adelabu said Polytechnic/Technical education is the basic foundation for technological development of any nation.

He challenged the institution to do more, especially in the area of technological training, science, innovation, and creativity, which will make the products of the Institution self-employed as well as employers of labour.

Earlier in his speech, the rector, the polytechnic, Ibadan, Prof Kazeem Adeniyi appreciated Governor ‘Seyi Makinde for releasing the sum of two hundred million Naira for the purchase of accreditation equipment and hosting of officials from NBTE.

He explained that a strategic plan of Accelerated Academic, Institutional and Infrastructural Development was developed as a road map to sustainable value creation for operational excellence.

He maintained that his objectives such as expanding the capacity of operations and services; financial stability and sustainability; enhancing infrastructure for effective delivery of the Institution’s mandate were achieved.

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