By Dolapo Oyeniyi, Rofiat Adeniyi, Faruq Alato and Abiodun Aransiola
The Rector, Kwara State Polythechnics Ilorin, Engr. (Dr) Abdul Jimoh Mohammed said the institution has granted the approval of operation of radio station.
The rector made the disclosure during a press conference to usher in the 27th convocation ceremony of the institution on last week Tuesday.
“Following the approval granted by the NBC for the institution of higher learning to operate Kwara Poly Radio-frequency, we have procured the transmitter; Dipol Antea and construction of mast to enable the station to commence operation very soon”.
He further said that the radio, when fully operational, it would encourage professionalism and curb mediocrity in the broadcasting industry, while It will serve as a training institute for broadcasters and prospective broadcasters
He further said that the polytechnic certificate is now printing abroad by a reputable printing outfit which contains eight hidden security features to protect its integrity and make it forge-proof, stressing that it will assist in providing a lasting solution to the issue or certificate racketeering in the polytechnic by fraudulent elements.
Speaking on sustenance of peaceful coexistence on the campus, Dr. Abdul said the Polytechnic has been able to sustain existing peace on the campuse.
“The Management partnered with Security Agencies and the neighboring Communities to adequately beet up the Security of the Polytechnic Environment which resulted in a cult-free Polytechnic”, he disclosed.