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Our intension is to prepare youths for the future – Ibadan Poly

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The Polytechnic Ibadan has declared that its intention is to mould life of young people in the country.

The Acting Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Dr Taiwo Abideen Lasisi made this declaration while receiving a group of alumni of the institution who came together under the aegis of “Ibadan Polywood Connect Worldwide” led by Olanrewaju Ganiyu.

Lasisi thanked the ex-students for their kind gesture.

He also pledged to support the group.

He added that as a teacher, he believed that it was his responsibility to perpetually mould lives of younger ones.

Ganiyu disclosed that Lasisi taught all of them in the last 23 years, pointing out that he was a wonderful teacher who shaped their lives positively.

He noted that the appointment of Lasisi as Acting Rector of TPI by The State Governor, Engr Oluwaseyi Abiodun Makinde lifted their spirits.

They pledged to lend helping hands to the Acting Rector in his efforts to reposition the Institution.

The Deputy Rector of the institution, Mrs Olaide Salawu and The Acting Registrar, Mr Joseph Adewumi Ogunjimi described the group as ambassadors of the Institution.

They also appreciated them for recognising the contributions of Dr Lasisi to their development in life, stressing that their kind gesture in terms of appreciations means that the reward and appreciation of teachers is no longer in heaven.


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