Rector of the newly founded polytechnic Ayede Dr Taofeek Adekunle says the institution would commence academic activities with 2022/2023 session.
Dr Adekunle stated this in Ogbomoso at a town hall meeting with stakeholders .
The Rector who said all was set for the take off the academic institution said it was only awaiting the approval and accreditation by the National Board for Technical Education NBTE.
He also noted that new staffers would receive their letters of appointment on or before October 2022.
In his remark, the chairman Governing council, Dakas Dakas said the management of the institution was poised to give their best in ensuring that the school commenced and retain high moral and academic standards
He said the institution would not be involved in any religious or ethnic issues that may truncate peaceful coexistence and advancement of the new school
Dakas who acknowledged the roles being played by the indigenes, commended them for their unflinching support and promised not to betray the confidence reposed in them by the government and the people of ogbomoso land
Some of the speakers at the Cocktail Reception organised by the Ogbomoso Consultative Forum including, Dr Saka Balogun, (Rtd)Major General Oladayo Popoola Barrister Olusegun Adekunle, Amb Akin Oyateru, Prof Jekayinfa, Professor Jide Ajao, Professor Segun Ajiboye and others task the management team on the need to ensure smooth takeoff and promised continuous support for the institute.
Professor Aderinto, a retired professor from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife said he and other academias from Ogbomoso would make themselves available in assisting the school on resource verification and others.
The Federal institution was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari in Feb 2021 and appoint Rector ,Governing council in April 2021
In a bid to ensure hitch free take off and sustainability, the late Soun of Ogbomoso Oba Jimoh Oladuni Oyewumi Soun Ajagungbade set up a group of eminent indigenes of Ogbomoso called Ogbomoso Consultative Council which aims at ensuring adequate support for developmental projects in the community.