By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has congratulated Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa for the registration of twenty-three new courses just accredited and approved by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for the Institution.
The Speaker in a statement said it was heart-warming that the NBTE has granted approval for 23 new courses for the Polytechnic.
The approval was contained in the report of the accreditation exercise carried out by the NBTE officials to Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic between the 29th November and 2nd December, 2020.
The breakdown of the approval shows that, eleven new courses are approved for Higher National Diploma programmes while twelve new ones are approved for the Ordinary National Diploma programmes.
The Speaker urged the Institution to see the accreditation as a challenge for it to maintain a good standard for academic excellence at all times.
“The accreditation of the twenty-three new courses by the NBTE is a good omen for Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic Eruwa.
“This commendable feat is surely not unconnected with the support received from Governor Seyi Makinde who is so passionate about the growth and development of education at all levels.
“I want to charge the management and staff of the polytechnic not to relent until the Institution becomes one of the best in the country.
“It is a thing of joy that this is happening in this administration and a further attestation to the resolve of our Government to take education to a higher pedestal, ” the Speaker explained.
He said the Polytechnic must not compromise standard education and training to enable its students to compete favourably with their colleagues in other Institutions.
Hon Ogundoyin charged the management of Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa to strive to make the Institution one of the best in Polytechnic education in the country.
He assured that the State Government will continue to give adequate support to the institution especially in the areas of up-to-date facilities and training and retraining of its staff for optimum performance.