The new inventions of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro have been described as world standard that would be given accelerated certification without any further delay.

This statement was made by Ogun State representative of Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), Engr Jerome Umoru during the unveiling of various inventions of the polytechnic today at Raheem Oloyo International Conference Centre, Ilaro.

According to him, ” these inventions have shown that Nigeria is no longer a dumping ground when talking about production of quality productions and I can tell you that, these inventions here are of quality standards and we are going to certify them without delay”.

Engr Umoru further stressed that the organization is always in support of anyone, agency or organization producing quality products, saying that, they are behind the polytechnic for making the nation proud.

While appreciating the management and members of staff for a job well done, Engr. Umoru assured the polytechnic that the new inventions will no doubt bring money for the institution due to the needs as well as the quality of every product on display.

On his part, the Rector of the polytechnic, Arc Olanrewaju Aluko PhD, described the new ventilator as an improvement on the first one earlier invented. He also stated that the institution can produce at least two ventilators in a day and with an affordable cost.

Aluko stated further that, “after the first invention, we consulted more from scientists and professionals on how to improve on the efficiency of the ventilator and we came out with this new one which is of WHO standard and with other world class features.

The hallmark of the event was the formal unveiling of a disinfectant booth which is useful for inward movement to organizations, schools and any other important place of gathering.

Commenting on the disinfectant booth, the Rector disclosed that, “as students prepare for the opening of school in Nigeria, the booth can serve as a way of combating the spread of Covid-19 as everyone coming in would be made to pass through the booth before entering the school.

In the same vein, Engr. Umoru has described the newly invented multi functional hand washing/ sanitizing machine as well as the fumigating machine as another best from the polytechnic.

While the fumigating machine can be used to disinfect classrooms before students returned back to school, the sanitizing/ wash hand machine can be used by schools with a minimum of 1000 students on daily basis.

Arc. Aluko said, with 4 channels each for sanitizing and hand washing with water taps attached, the machine can attend to at least 1000 students at speed everyday.

At the end of the entire exercise, Engr. Umoru urged the Rector to send their representatives for the certification of the newly unveiled four inventions. He however warned that the agency will not hesitate in withdrawing her certificate if the standard is considered to be dropping per time.

Today’s event was witnessed by members of the management which include the Registrar, Mrs Adebisi Osore, Pastor Bode Ajibode (Bursar) and Mr Lawrence Adebisi, the Poly Librarian.

Others were Dr. Raheem Oloyo, the immediate past Rector and Engr Osore, a former Deputy Rector of the institution. While Deans of schools and Heads of department also graced the epoch making occasion.


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