POLY IBADAN HOSTS FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION ORGANIZED CONTEST FOR BUDDING ENGINEERS, SCIENTISTS, TECHNOLOGISTS
The Polytechnic, Ibadan last week hosted the Federal Ministry of Education's Tertiary Education Department organized Zonal Budding Engineers, scientists and Technologists (BEST) competition
The contest which witnessed 31 participants from various polytechnics, colleges of Education and Innovation Enterprise Institutions from the South - West, South - South and the South - East was held at the Conference Centre of The Polytechnic, Ibadan between Tuesday 3rd October and Thursday 4th October, 2019.
A student of the Faculty of Engineering, Waheed Jubril Ayinde was the sole representative of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
The permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny S.T Echono was represented at the programme by the Director, Tertiary Education Department in the Ministry, Mr Daniel Isaiah Ayegba. Assessors were drawn from the tertiary institutions across the country with Professor Momoh from Uthman Danfodio University, Sokoto as the lead Assessor. Other Assessors are Dr. M.A. Aselega (National Commission for Colleges of Education), Dr Oladipupo Bello (National Board for Technical Education) Dr Segun Ogunkunle, A chief Lecturer from the Federal College of Education (special) Oyo.
The North Zonal Competition was held in Kaduna between 24th and 25th of September, 2019 at the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna while the grand Finale will hold in Abuja at a date to be determined by the Minister of Education before the end of the year.
The Theme of the contest was: Science, Technology and Innovation for sustainable Development.