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The Executive Secretary of The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) has commended The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) for the quality of projects executed in the institution
Penpushing reports that, the Executive Secretary of the Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro gave the commendation in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Soladoye Adewole, which was made available to journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The statement said, Bogoro commissioned a 250 and 150 seater Lecture Hall and 350 seater lecture hall converted into a 400 seater hall with funds provided by The Polytechnic,as well as a 300 seater Technical/ Engineering Drawing Studio.
Penpushing further reports that, he noted that there are several Institutions in the country benefitting from TETFUND but not all of them are performing as expected, hence some of them never completed their projects on schedule while the quality of some projects were questionable.
The Scribe commended the Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) for the quality of work done adding that he only visits Institutions with performing heads, stating that the Rector is one of the performing heads of tertiary Institutions in the country.
Penpushing also reports that, he lauded the Federal Government for the establishment and funding of TETFUND pointing out that the body has no doubt turned around the fortunes of tertiary institutions in terms of provision of facilities and training of personnel..
The Secretary also commended the humble nature of the Rector adding that since he met him about a year ago, they have been very close and have become personal friends.
The Chairman of the Governing Council of the Institution, Prof. Kunle Akinyemi and the Rector, Prof. Kazeem Adekunle Adebiyi thanked TETFUND for the support given to the Institution and like Oliver Twist requested for more.
Penpushing reports that, the management also promised that projects approved for the Institution will always be executed within the approved time frame while the fund will be judiciously spent
The Secretary was flanked by Chairman, Governing Council of the polytechinic, Prof. Kunle Akinyemi and Rector, Prof. Kazeem Adekunle Adebiyi while commissioning the Technical / Engineering Studio.