ILARO-The National Association of Polytechnic Students, NAPS, has honored the Federal Polytechnic of Ilaro’s Rector, Architect O.O. Aluko with a prestigeous individual award as the THE MOST OUTSTANDING RECTOR OF THE YEAR(2019).
The National academic body, NAPS, gave the award to the Rector in recognition of his unbiased,merited and various contributions to the development of Polytechnic education in Nigeria.
In a statement released by NAPS, six Polytechnic Rectors were shortlisted across the nation for this prestigeous award while Architect Aluko eventually won.
Responding to this Merit Honor, the winner and the Federal Polytechnic of Ilaro Rector advised and urged all polytechnic students not to feel inferior to their University counterparts, stressing that the development of any Nation is dependent on her level of technological development.
Arc. Aluko further said he was particularly happy for the fact prestigeous awards like this is being handled and coordinated by the National body ,adding that this shows that they are appreciative of his contributions towards the betterment of polytechnic education.
According to a press statement released by the PRO of the Institution, Sola Abiala, the Federal Polytechnic,, Ilaro is happy to be associated with NAPS and particularly happy for this prestigious award given to the Rector.