The Lagos State Polytechnic in its efforts to strengthen grass root education donated 1500 books each to various Local Government Council in IkoroduDivision between 25th – 26th August and 21st September, 2020. The beneficiaries of the book donation include: Ikorodu Central Local Government, Ijede LCDA, Imota LCDA, Ikorodu North LCDA, Igbogo/Baiyeku LCDA and Ikorodu West LCDA respectively. Mrs. Abiodun Olajide, Ag. Librarian, who presented the one thousand, five hundred books on behalf of the Polytechnic Management, noted that the books donated are of international standard and cut-across various disciplines. The books were received by the following officials on behalf of their respective Local Government Council: Hon. Kolejo Monsuru Adeniyi, Councillor Representing Elepe ward C5, Igbogbo Baiyeku LCDA; Hon. Bolowotan Adewale,
Chief of Staff Igbogbo LCDA; Mrs. Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba, Vice-Chairman, Ijede LCDA, Mrs. Adebanji Sonate, Council Manager Ijede LCDA; Prince Wasiu Kunle Agoro, Chairman, Imota LCDA, Sunday Benson, Vice Chairman, Imota LCDA and Mr. Dada Isola Abiodun, Deputy Director, Administration & Human
Resources, Ikorodu North LCDA and Hon. Princess Ganiyat Olajumoke Ademehin-Jumbo.
First Bank Plc Donates 30 Laptops to LASPOTECH
The Management of First Bank Plc has donated 30 laptops to the Lagos State Polytechnic on Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 to support the Polytechnic in the bid to digitalize its operations. The team leader, Mr. Jide Adeola, Group head, Public Sector for Lagos and Ogun State, informed that the donation was a Corporate Social Responsibility project to further impact positively on the Polytechnic and also to strengthen the
relationship between First Bank Plc and LASPOTECH. The Deputy Rector (Administration), Dr. Adesoye Adegoke while receiving the delegates from First Bank Plc, said that the donation was highly appreciated by
the entire Polytechnic community and it would gladden the heart of Management if more Corporate Social Responsibility projects were extended to the Polytechnic.
Ranodu of Imota Pledges Support to LASPOTECH 12th Governing Council
HRM Oba Mudashiru Ajibade Bakare-Agoro, the Ranodu of Imota assured the 12th Governing Council of the Polytechnic of his unalloyed support. He made this statement during the visit of the Council to the royal palace at Imota on Friday, 18th September, 2020. The Oba who affirmed that education is the bedrock of economic development, declared his support to facilitate growth and development in the Polytechnic. He assured the Council and Management that his doors are always open. The Chairman of Council, Prof. Rasheed Kola Ojikutu in his response expressed his desire for the Polytechnic to facilitate an agricultural extension partnership
programme with the Imota community. This he believes will enable youth empowerment and economic prosperity in the Community and entire Ikorodu Division.
Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Commends LASPOTECH on Ikorodu Master Plan Review
HRM Oba Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali Emugoriade I, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom applauds the Polytechnic Management for its initiative to review the Ikorodu Sub-Region Master Plan through a Stakeholders meeting held in the Polytechnic recently.
He said this during the visit of the Governing Council and Executive Management to his Palace on Friday, 18th September, 2020. The revered Oba in expressing his joy that the impact of the Polytechnic is being felt on the review of the master plan, informed that the gray areas raised by scholars during the programme will assist the Government to improve on the plan. He thereafter blessed the Council and wished the members success in their
endeavours. The Chairman Governing Council, Prof. Rasheed Kola Ojikutu in his response assured the Oba that the Council will ensure that a Lagos indigene who has stake in the State will emerge as the Rector. While noting the fact that the State of Origin Verification process had been concluded which is a key procedure in
choosing the Rector of the institution. Prof. Ojikutu informed the Oba that Lagos indigenes have huge allocation slot for applicants seeking admission into the Polytechnic which is not usually exhausted. He however, appealed to the Oba to encourage members of the community to take advantage of the slots in subsequent admission exercise. Mr. Olumide Olusola Metilelu, the Ag. Rector, appreciated the Oba and the
Council of Elders for receiving the visiting team from the Polytechnic. He informed the Palace that the Polytechnic will further strengthen its relationship with the community.
Ready Set Work (RSW) Now Job Initiative Lagos (JIL)
The Lagos State Government in its bid to enhance our graduates’ job competence came up with a laudable initiative Tagged “Job Initiatives Lagos (JIL)” to students of Lagos Based tertiary institutions. This was disclosed on Wednesday, 30th September, 2020 at the School of Agriculture Auditorium (500 seaters),
Ikorodu Campus at a meeting with the consultant (LOFTYINC). Mr Charles Ekenma who led the team noted in his presentation that the Job Initiatives Lagos (JIL) has come to replace the Ready Set Work (RSW) as means
of preparing the students fully for work challenges after graduation. He affirmed that if well utilized, participants will be able to compete globally. He further intimated that the JIL exercise shall be held online, while successful the students shall be selected for both local and international internship base on
outstanding performance. The Ag. Rector, ably represented by the Polytechnic Bursar, Mr Maumo Jerry
Jinadu, said that the Polytechnic is ready to key into the initiative. “We are hopeful that the JIL will further compliment the students’ academic preparation for labour market”.