The foremost tertiary institution in Nigeria, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) on Saturday bagged the trailblazer Award as the Most Innovative Federal Polytechnic in Nigeria.
The award was given by the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), an agency under the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
At the presentation ceremony was the College Bursar, Mr. Adekunle Yesouf who received the prestigious award on behalf of the College.
The Award is for the best Nigeria GovTech in the category of Most Innovative Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria.
A statement from the College said the Award was an attestation to the effectiveness of the ERECT Agenda of the administration of Dr. Engr Abdul Ibraheem, the Rector of the college.
According to the statement, the ERECT agenda has led to a positive drive to produce knowledgeable, skilled, employable, entrepreneurial, self-reliant and innovative graduates.
It is his mission to provide a conducive aesthetically pleasing and safe campuses with state-of-the-art learning environment, functional laboratories, workshop amenities and excellent research facilities.
Engr Abdul is erecting the college for the future to consolidate on the past and shape the future of the seventy—six—year—old Premier institution as her seventh Rector.