In a bid for quality assurance control for the Oke Ogun Polytechnic ,Saki (TOPS) the National Board for Technical Education(NBTE), Resource persons, Experts and Scholars were at the institution to look into 28 academics programmes of the institution for Accreditation.
Fourteen National Diploma programmes and fourteen Higher National Diploma were presented for Accreditation by the Institution’s Management.
In his remarks ,the Executive secretary of National Board for Technical Education Prof. Idris Bugaje stated that the best way to go presently in the tertiary Education of Nigeria is to tilt towards skills at the school level hence the priority of the National Board For Technical Education ( NBTE) in Polytechnics across the country.
The Executive Secretary of NBTE Prof. Idris Bugaje was represented by his special Assistant, Ibrahim Bashir who
revealed that the Oke Ogun Polytechnic ,Saki accreditation exercise is for quality improvement
He added that embracing skill and technical knowledge is what differentiate Nigeria and other western Countries.
The team leader of the NBTE Accreditation team,Dr. Rufai Ibrahim said the quality assurance will give the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki a new strength among the Technical institutions and help in building skills in the students of the institution.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Rector of The Oke ogun Polytechnic, Saki Dr. Sikiru Adetona AJIBOLA said the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde provided the required financial and moral support to the institution for the Accreditation.
He promised the students and the Oke Ogun Communities of enabling academics environment.
In their various remarks the Okere of Saki, Oba Khalid Adebisi who was represented by the Baagi ,High Chief AbdulRasheed Gazali Adegoke and the Chairman Governing Council of the institution, Barr. Lateef Abiola said the institution is prepared to compete with other institutions in the country in terms of positive contributions to the development of the country.
The Programmes submitted for Accreditation by The Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki includes HND Agric extension, Soil Science, ND & HND Food Science technology , Accountancy, Banking and Finance, public administration
Others are Higher National diploma in architecture, estate management, building technology, quantity surveying, farm power, soil water, post harvest, transport management .
For National Diploma, Horticulture, surveying and geo informatics, statistics, mechanical Engineering, urban and regional planning and ND marketing.
The Senior staff Club which is also part of the requirements for institutional accreditation was commissioned by the Rector .