Dr Dr Dayo Oladebeye, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, presenting the institution’s publication to
Mr Olagoke Olatoye, South-West Zonal Manager of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ado-Ekiti.
The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, says it will partner with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to sustain its leading position as the purveyor of news in Africa.
The Rector of the polytechnic, Dr Dayo Oladebeye, made the assertions on Friday in Ado-Ekiti, while receiving Mr Olagoke Olatoye, the South-West Zonal Manager of the agency in his office.
Olatoye was in Ado-Ekiti on
a working visit to the state offices in the zone, including Oyo, Ondo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara and Ekiti.
Welcoming the NAN team to the polytechnic, Oladebeye expressed gratitude to the management of the agency for visiting the polytechnic, describing it as a worthy visit.
According to him, as long as I am still the rector of this institution, I assure you of my management team’s cooperation to partner with your agency.
He, also assured the news agency that their requests in the areas of partnership would be looked into and given speedy approval.
Oladebeye said that the developmental projects executed by his administration was due largely to the peaceful coexistence between the management and leadership of unions in the polytechnic.
He promised not to relent in his efforts toward achieving more progresses and physical development as well as building of more human capacity.
The rector reiterated the determination of his management team to continue to think out of the box, and embrace collaborative solutions to some of the institution’s challenges.
Earlier, Olatoye said that there was need to partner with the polytechnic to enable the agency to sustain its position as the leading news agency in Africa.
“We have capacity for quick and efficient delivery of accurate, reliable, comprehensive and balanced information for our varied clients on a commercial basis,” he said.
While thanking the rector for receiving his the team, urged him to always embrace the spirit of dialogue on all issues between the management and unions with a view to maintaining understanding that would enhance learning.
He described the already existing relationship between the institution and the agency in the state as one that was mutually beneficial.
Other members of the polytechnic management are: Mrs Kehinde Ekanem, Registrar, Olu Ayeni, the School Librarian, Dr A.A Olorunnisola and Mr Ade Adeyemi-Adejolu, the Director of Information and Protocol.