Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin has announce that it plans re-open its radio station, to serve as a source of information to host communities attached it.


Alhaji Masud Elelu, who is the Rector of the Polytechnic mentioned to newsmen on Sunday in Ilorin, that the radio station was shut down in 1982, which is over three decades ago.

“My administration decided to revamp it for the purpose of disseminating information within campus and the host communities,” he said.

He noted that the institution required about N50 million, in order to register the radio station with the National Broadcasting Commission, to let them acquire transmission rights, whilst revealing that the school would soon begin Higher National Diploma in the field of Mass Communication.

“In the same vein, additional five science courses had been presented to the National Board for Technical Education, for approval,” he stated.

Elelu also said that over 300 staff of the institution had undergone various forms of training in Nigeria and abroad, reaffirming that the determination of the management of the school, is to encourage training and retraining of its general workforce, for the enhancement of effective teaching and learning.


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