A member, representing Yewa South State Constituency at Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon (Mrs) Bolanle Ajayi has described the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro as the best institution in Nigeria.
She made this disclosure while on a courtesy visit to the institution and the research team that invented a standard ventilator which no institution in Nigeria has ever produced.
According to her, “as a daughter of the soil, you have not only made the Polytechnic proud, you have made the entire Yewaland proud with this great invention”
Earlier, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Arc (Dr) Olusegun Aluko disclosed that, it took the research team, drawn from different departments of the Polytechnic just seven days to produce the equipment.
He further stated that the 14 man committee led by the Dean, School of Engineering, Engr (Dr) Samson Odunlami as well as other lecturers, technologists/technicians with the school Medical Director, Dr Tunde Jesusina were the brains behind the success of the project.
Responding, Hon. Ajayi assured the Rector that she would try everything within her reach towards ensuring that the state government key in into the project
Describing the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun as a lover of great things and an admirer of the institution being the first governor in the state to visit the Polytechnic, would no doubt give his support towards increasing the value of the ventilator in Ogun state.
Hon. Ajayi also used the opportunity to thank the Rector for bringing the first radio station to yewaland through his dynamic efforts and the entire poly community, most especially during her time as a member of the house and also during the reign of His Majesty, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, promising to take a positive step more once on the ventilator immediately the House reconvenes.