By Sade Adewale, Ondo
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has lauded the Management of Adeyemi College of Education Ondo, for establishing a College of Technology, to train prospective candidates in Software and Hardware Engineering, in the institution.
The Minister, represented by a senior official from the Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja, Mr Ajiboye Ayodeji, made gave the commendation at a meeting held with the Management of the new institution, the Adeyemi College of Technology (ACTECH), before the inspection of its facilities by a team of experts from the FME and National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in the College.
Describing the establishment of ACTECH as a timely and laudable concept development, Mallam Adamu stated that its emergence would go a long way in providing entrepreneurial skills to unemployed youths in the country.
His words: “This laudable concept of College of Technology, I believe would grow up one day to become what the country would look forward to, where skills are being developed,” he remarked.
Also speaking, the Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, represented by Mr. Dan Suleiman Muhammad said ACTECH would add values to the education sector and provide solution youth unemployment in the country.
Bugaje charged the management of the new institution not to deviate from its vision of providing skills acquisition, saying the step would advance the technological growth of the country.
In his remarks, the representative of Shaanxi Institute, a training institution in the Federal Republic of China, which is working in partnership with ACTECH, Mr Julius Ayodele, expressed satisfaction with the level of facilities available in the institution in preparation for its take-off.
In his address, the Rector of ACTECH, Dr Kehinde Adenegan expressed appreciation to the Management of ACE for providing enabling environment as well as physical, moral and financial support required for the smooth take-off of the restitution.