FUTA ENHANCES TEACHING AND LEARNING FACILITIES WITH COMMISSIONING OF NEW PROJECT.
The Chancellor Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) His Royal Highness Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, Emir of Bauchi has commended the quality of projects executed by the Institution. He said this while commissioning a number of projects to commemorate the 31st Convocation Ceremony held on the 20th and 21st December, 2019.
The projects commissioned include Hall of Fame, Field trip vehicle, Student Hostel road otherwise known as Malu Road, laboratory furniture supplied to the Department of Anatomy, Department of Physiology and the Department of Bio-Medical in the School of Health and Health Technology (SHHT) middle belt road rehabilitated by the Federal Ministry of Works, laboratory furniture supplied to the Department of Biology, Microbiology and Chemistry in the School of Science (SOS), construction of staff offices, School of Computing administrative offices, supply and installation of Computer accessories for the new Computer Based Centre (CBT).
Speaking while commissioning the projects, the Chancellor congratulated the Management and staff of FUTA under the able leadership of Professor Joseph Fuwape saying FUTA has become a bright beacon to reckon with in the Comity of Universities. He said all the commissioned projects are highly commendable and will foster the growth and development of FUTA as an Institution.
Also speaking the Pro Chancellor and Acting Chairman of Council (FUTA) Hon. Idris Yahuza the projects underscored FUTA’s determination to remain the best University of Technology in Nigeria. He said all the projects are land marks that will aid the learning of the students in one way or another. He said the facilities will be utilized to the utmost advantage to have a more productive system and enable the students function optimally. Speaking also the Vice Chancellor, Professor Joseph Fuwape said it’s heartwarming to that the University has continued to augment teaching and learning facilities. He said all the equipment acquired in the various laboratories would aid the learning and training process. He said resurfacing of the middle belt road is particularly a laudable project as it is a road that leads to School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET), School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT) and the School of Post Graduate (SPGS). He thanked the Federal Ministry of Works and commended the Directorate of Physical Planning for facilitating the execution of all the projects.
Responding the Director of Physical Planning Unit (PPU) Builder Shola Dare said the projects would function optimally as care and the best practices and high industry standard were employed in their execution.