The Federal polytechnic, Ilaro is to enjoy a partnership support of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on the new Covid-19 inventions of the institution.

This assurance was given by the state Coordinator of SON, Engr. Jerome Umoru during the unveiling exercise of four new inventions of the polytechnic in Ilaro, yesterday.

According to him, “we are going to support the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro on these, they have done well and we will partner with them”. He stated further that, “these equipments are world standards and we will approve them without delay”.

In his remarks, the Rector of the polytechnic, Arc. Olusegun Aluko PhD, reiterated the need to be part of solutions to the problems created by Covid-19 pandemic.

He said, ” if there’s a problem, there must be a solution. Covid-19 is a problem and we are being part of the solutions to the pandemic through our inventions.

Engr. Jerome however stated that SON as a member of the International Standard Organization (ISO) will harmonize all inventions across institutions in Nigeria and get them certified and as such attract markets for all the inventions both locally and internationally.

Some of the equipments unveiled include; a disinfectant booth, 2 mechanical ventilators, a mechanical fumigator and a multifunctional hand washing/ sanitizing machine.


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