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The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Prof. Musbau Adewumi Akanji, FNSBMB, FAS, has re-echoed the Mission and Vision of the University to demonstrate commitment towards keeping to its mandate.

He reiterated this during the second quarter Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) supervisory meeting held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the FUT, Minna Main Campus.

Prof. Akanji who was represented at the meeting by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Prof. Yahaya Iyaka observed that some courses of the University are not currently funded by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) urged them to look into possible inclusion of these courses for funding.

In terms of staff training, the VC disclosed that the University has been patronising workshop packages organised by the ITF adding that it has been rewarding to the beneficiaries and the University at large.

He expressed the University’s readiness for more collaborations with the ITF in order to boost the impact it has on human capacity building.

While commending the ITF for its role in stipend payment to deserving students, he requested the organisation to look into possible upward review of the stipend in views of the prevailing challenges faced by students during the scheme.

Prof. Akanji finally expressed the University’s appreciation to the ITF, participating institutions as well as other stakeholders from industries for taking out time to attend the meeting.

In her address, the ITF Area Manager, Minna Area Office, Mrs. Ifeoma Grace Ihezue stated that the ITF is a federal government agency saddled with the responsibility of providing, promoting and encouraging the acquisition of skills in the nation’s workforce so as to generate trained indigenous man power sufficient to meet the needs of the economy.

Mrs. Ihezua was represented by the Head of Training, Sule Joseph Arewa. As stipulated in the operational guidelines, she said, ITF relates with the University through SIWES Coordinators and that it is expected that all institutions have functional SIWES Units and Coordinators with representatives from all departments.

The Area Manager reminded them that the objectives of SIWES is to bridge the gap between theory and practical experience.


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As a specialized University we are committed to the training of skilled and innovative work-force that would transform Nigeria's natural resources into goods and services driven by entrepreneurship and Information and Communication Technology (ICT), to positively affect the economy and thus the quality of life of her people.

 

 

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