In furtherance of her core values of deepening and promoting academic execellence and creating a global awareness on topical issues, the Management of Federal Polytechnic,Ile-Oluji, Ondo State will on Wednesday, May 18 ,2022 host her 4th Foundation Day Lecture at the Polytechnic’s Twin Auditorium by 10:00 a.m. prompt.

This year’s Foundation Day Lecture will be delivered by Prof Bola Akinterinwa, a former Director-General of Nigerian Institute of International Affairs on the theme: ” Polytechnic Education in National Development: Global Challenges and Strategic Leeway for the FEDPOLEL in Nigeria.”

Expected at the Lecture are Top Government Functionaries, Heads of Tertiary Institutions, Royal Fathers, Corporate Bodies as well as Friends of the Polytechnic from near and far.
Since inception in 2017, three prominent scholars of international repute have delivered the Foundation Day Lecture of the Polytechnic ; starting with Professor Adeniyi Gbadegesin, an erstwhile Vice-Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho on the topic:” Building Entrepreneurial and Self- Reliant Graduates through Technical and Vocational Education” on May 4, 2017.
Professor Labo Popoola, who was also a former Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Osogbo followed suit on May 4, 2018 on the imperative of ” Building a Corruption-Free Nation: The Role of the Academia”

Similarly, Professor Michael Oladimeji Faborode,a former Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife came on board on May 4, 2021 with his presentation on “Nigerian Polytechnics and the Challenges of Relevance in the Post Covid-19 World.”

With the wealth of experience of Professor Akinterinwa in international diplomacy and strategic studies,this year’s Foundation Day Lecture promises to be informative, educative and spiced with facts and figures.

Management therefore requests all Staff,Students and our invited guests to arrive the venue punctually and be seated by 9:30 a.m in readiness for a robust delivery of the Foundation Day Lecture.

Sanmi Enigbokan
Deputy Registrar, Information & Protocol
Monday, May 16, 2022.

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