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Igbajo Poly Graduates To Participate In NYSC

Posted: May 19, 2015 at 5:35 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Gbenga Faturoti –  Osogbo


Community owned polytechnic, the Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, in the Boluwaduro Local Government area of Osun State, has been given the go ahead to present its graduates for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

This was disclosed by Rector of the institution, Mr Tanimowo Oke, while addressing journalists in his office at the weekend.

According to him, “The approval was given by the Directorate Headquarters of the NYSC in a letter with Ref. No. NYSC/DHQ/CM/M/124/22 of 29th April, 2015 signed by Mr I.I. Fasanu on behalf of the Director General”.

The approval letter referred to the application of the institution and said: “I am directed to inform you that after a careful consideration of your application viz-a-viz the records from National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), your institution has been included in the list of Corps Producing Institution with Institution Code, OS00020”.

The Board of Trustee  commended the school management for working towards getting the approval, describing it as another milestone in the history of the institution.

It will be recalled that Igbajo Polytechnic was the first community polytechnic to be approved by the NBTE in Nigeria.

“It was another reflection of the age long community effort of Igbajo people who are known for their determination to develop their town themselves without waiting on outside intervention.

“The institution with a student population of over 1,000 currently offers courses in Computer Science, Accountancy, Science Laboratory Technology, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Microbiology and Electrical/Electronics.

“Approval process is ongoing for courses like Mechanical Engineering Tech, Agric Engineering Tech, Estate Management, Mass Communication and Office Tech & Management,” the rector added.