FPI is ripe to become a University of Technology, says Ogun Speaker

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Sodiq Ojuroungbe

The Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Olukunle Taiwo Oluomo has maintained that he is anxiously awaiting when Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro will become a university of Technology.

The speaker noted that only technical and technolohical education can help to build a great nation.

Oluomo made this assertion today while inspecting the COVID-19 equipment designed and fabricated by the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro.

The equipment inspected are, two models of mechanical ventilator, multiple outlets mechanical Handwashing and sanitizing machine, electronically operated walk through door disinfectant and a Movable Environmental Sanitizer.

According to him, I am so impressed by the various equipment showcased here, and I will encourage all the Honourable members of the House to acquire two or three of the multiple outlet Hand washing and sanitizing machine for schools in their constituencies.

The speaker therefore directed the Rector of the Polytechnic, Arc. Olusegun Aluko to forward the unit cost implication for producing the machine.

While welcoming and the speaker and his entourage round the equipment, the Rector said all the components used for the innovations were locally sourced.

He added, “if funds are available, any of, and all the equipment could be mass-produced to specification within very short time”.

The Speaker was accompanied to the Polytechnic by Hon. Bolanle Latifat Ajayi, representing Yewa South State Constituency and Hon. Adejojo Yusuf representing Abeokuta South State Constituency 1.

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