TOThe National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has commended the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for his commitment to the promotion of technical education in the State.
The Director of academic programmes, NBTE, Architect Nkede Ogoh gave the commendation during aaccreditation visit by the Board to D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the State.
Ogoh stated that quality technical education will result into improved service delivery, particularly in the manufacturing sector of the economy.
He said: “on behalf of the Board I will like to appreciate the Ogun State Governor for paying deserved attention to technical education. Just yesterday I signed some papers giving approval for an Institution in this State to become a Polytechnic. This is a good step in the right direction as technical education is indeed the future of improved productivity”.
Speaking during the visit, the Institution’s Governing Council Chairman, Ambassador Toye Okanlawon said “Governor Abiodun is truly a listening governor who is committed to the provision of quality and affordable education to our teeming youths”.
The Chairman noted further that “unlike previous government in the State this administration is actually putting up a giant stride in the educational sector”.
While acknowledging that there were various challenges confronting the institution, Amb. Okanlawon assured the Board that all hands will continue to be on deck to ensure both the staff and students of the Polytechnic operate in an ideal environment.