Ede Poly gifts best students N400,000

The two best students undergoing National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programmes in Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, have received a sum of N200,000 each from the institution.

The money meant to motivate the students was announced at the 30th matriculation of 9,150 students offered admission into ND and HND programmes in the 2023/2024 academic session.A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Polytechnic, Mr Sola Lawal, obtained in Osogbo on Monday said a cash gift of N200,000 each was given to the two best students in the last academic session.“The students, Waliu Bamidele of the Department of Library & Information Science and Babatunde Ifeoluwa of the Department of Mechanical Engineering with a CGPA of 3.98 in National Diploma, respectively, are the recipients of the largesse from the management.”

Speaking at the event, the Rector of the polytechnic, Dr Man Yahaya Sani, who urged the new students to give top priority to their academic work, enumerated recent successes recorded by the management of the institution.

Sani also disclosed that the polytechnic had secured approval to offer an additional 18 new programmes at both National Diploma and Higher National Diploma levels, starting from 2023/2024 academic session.

He said, “With this development, the programmes run by the Polytechnic, all fully accredited by the National Board for Technical Education, under the leadership of the Executive Secretary, Prof. Idris Muhammed Bugaje, has now increased to 64 and 42 Departments.

“This remarkable success does not only highlight the academic prowess of our students but also reflects the high standards of education and preparation provided by the Polytechnic. This is a very good signal to the fact that this administration is not relenting on its oars in moving this Institution to its desired position as the best in the comity of Polytechnics in West Africa.”

SOURCE: PUNCH

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