The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has said it would continue to live up to expectation by accrediting programmes that meet the required standard in various Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Innovation Enterprise Institutions under the board.
The NBTE accreditation team led by Dr. Koko Hatim stated this during the accreditation verification/Resources inspection for National Innovation Diploma (NID) programmes of the Africa College of Agriculture, Vocational and Technical Studies (ACAVATS) in Akure, Ondo state capital.
Programmes inspected for accreditation includes National Innovation Diploma (NID) in Digital Multimedia Technology and Computer Software Engineering
Speaking at the end of the two-day visit, Dr. koko Hatim applauded the Board and Management of the college for the giant improvement the college has achieved within the last few years of its establishment.
The team equally urged the school management not to relent in its vision to make the institution become the best private college of Agriculture and Vocational studies in Nigeria
Earlier, the Rector of the college, Prof. Olatunji Sunday Kadeba, who welcomed the team on behalf of the board and management of the college, appreciated the leader and members of the accreditation team for their commitment and encouragement to ensure that the programmes of the college are fully accredited.
He informed the team of the various Skill acquisition program offer by the school which is for 3 or 6 months depending on the Course.
Part of the Skill acquisition program offer by the school are as follows:
Fashion Design, Renewal Energy and Solar solutions, Welding and fabrication, Make up and cosmetology,
ICT, Paint making technology, Carpentry and Joinery, Hair and wig making, Piggery, Fishery, Poultry, Innovative Agriculture, Barbing, Adire and textile technology.
Professor Kadeba, added that the areas of concern identified by the supervising officials will be worked upon without delay.
The team had earlier visited the Proprietor of the institution Chief Dr Alex Ajipe in his office in Akure where both party agreed that innovative technology and skill acquisition is the way out of unemployment crises in Nigeria and for self sufficiency.
Dr. Koko Hakim, lauded Ajipe for his keen interest in impacting positively on society in areas of innovation, promising to partner with him.
Chief Ajipe in his own part said the institute aims is to generate employment through an efficient work force. He thanks the team for coming and promised to continue to make impart in people’s life through innovation.