…institutions to begin E-learning
By: Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The Rector Kwara State Polytechnic, Mas’ud Elelu has called on all past student of the institution to deem it fit to give back to the institution that nurture their academic career so as to make learning and funding of the institution more comfortable.
Elelu said more hostels,fund,perimeter fence to avoid land encroachment,security service among other things are calling for attention which TETFUND given to the institution could not solve.
The Rector made this call during an interactive and Ramadan lecture session with news men in Ilorin on Monday
“I want to use this medium to call on all our alumni to give back to the institution as we need to do a lot of things like construction of more hostel which TETFUND said was not part of their responsibility to fund,we also need perimeter fence so that our land will not be encoroach ,we need more for internal security among other things,” He said.
The Rector who doubles as Vice chairman Association of Common wealth Polytechnic disclosed that the institution is at the verge of commencing E-learning which he said would give the the citadel a foreign content.
He added that the institution will also hold Nigeria Polytechnic Game(NIPOGA) come 2018
Elelu,the Chairman Council of Head of Polytechnic in Nigeria further said 26 programmes in the institution has been accredited,while new six was filed in which two was accredited Welding and fabrication and Transport Management adding that four other would be accredited before the year runs out.
The Rector who is on second term of five years in the polytechnic said Convocation will hold yearly in the institution going by the success of last year mass covocation after nine years without the ceremony.
On Mass Communication Higher National Diploma (HND) programme,he said the 70/30 scheme given for approval is yet to be met
Elelu said due to peaceful and stable academy session more people seek to gain admission into the citadel of knowledge.
Earlier the guest lecturer,Ustaz Ismail Akanbi emphasised that the essence of coming to this world was to worship Allah.
Akanbi said it’s imperative to read Qu’ran in the Month or Ramadan because that is the month the holy book was revealed.
He noted that it is very grievous to indulge in any illicit act in the month of Ramadan as it’s bad in other months as well.
The Islamic scholar highlighted benefits of fasting,recitation,and meditation of Qu’ran during Ramadan,as forgiveness for previous one year sins,open door of Alijana,and closed Janamah’s doors.
He however urged well meaning Muslims to give more in the holy month of Ramadan so as to get in many fold as return.