Sunday, February 2, 2020

TETFUND Donates Ultra Modern ICT Centre To MAPOLY

Ag. MAPOLY Rector, Dr. Adeoye Odedeji
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji 
ABEOKUTA - In recognition of the Management's mission towards making Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta a tech-hub institution on the global map, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has granted MAPOLY a support via its special intervention fund to establish a well equipped Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Centre. 

The project, when completed, will house about 200 desktop computers, air-conditioner, full internet access and stand-by power supply. 

This was disclosed by Ag. Rector, Adeoye Odedeji, during a courtesy visit of the Executive members of Women in Technical Education and Employment (WITED), MAPOLY chapter, to his office to intimate him about their line of agendas. 

The visitors, led by her Chairperson, Ms. Dada Showunmi, congratulated Dr. Odedeji on his appointment as the Ag. Rector of the institution and proceeded to deliver the interest and purpose of WITED, MAPOLY chapter to collaborate with Nigerian Women in Information Technology (NIWIIT), Ogun State Chapter to host 1st Women Digital Training. 

WITED as a body, was set up in 1988 as an International Project of Commonwealth Association of Polytechnic Rectors in Africa (CAPA). CAPA which seeks to improve the participation of the Girl-Child in Mathematics, Science and Technical Education for enhanced National Development.

The Digital training is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 with a theme: *Developing Innovative Products and Services Using Google Analytics* .

The event, which will be held at the ICT Building of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta by 10:00am, will feature several Google related skills such as Google Forms, Trends, Scholar, Books, MyBusiness etc. 

In his response, Dr. Odedeji appreciated their gesture and promised them that women in the system will be given equal opportunities with special consideration and attention. 

He further encouraged them that woman will be directly involved in day-to-day running of activities of the Polytechnic, even beyond the previous records. 

He added that, MAPOLY has been enjoying the services of women with diligence and focus, who are essentially impactful in the development of the institution.

He then charged women staff members to develop themselves so as to be better off in discharging their schedule of duties. 

The Ag. Rector appealed to all members of staff and students to key into researching for value chain opportunities to transform the institution to a global standard.

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