Former Rector, Yaba Faculty of Know-how (YABATECH) and Secretary-Normal, Commonwealth Affiliation of Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA), Dr. Olubunmi Felix Olukayode Owoso, is useless.
The erudite scholar who served as rector from December 2001 to December 2009 handed on after a quick sickness on the age of 71.
Throughout his tenure, he initiated important tutorial and administrative reforms, in addition to a considerable improvement of infrastructural amenities.
These included the institution of Centre for Entrepreneurship Improvement, Inside High quality Assurance Unit; Centre for Utilized Analysis and Know-how Innovation, a brand new satellite tv for pc campus of the faculty in Epe, Lagos State for Agriculture programmes and a expertise improvement centre, amongst many different efficiently carried out tasks.
The zeal for trade–increased training collaboration, throughout his tenure, led to the admission of Yaba Faculty of Know-how as the primary instructional establishment company member of the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce and the Nigerian Affiliation of Small Medium Enterprises, the Nationwide Workplace for Know-how Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) in Nigeria additionally designated the Faculty as an Mental Property Know-how Switch Workplace (IPPTO).
Owoso’s burial ceremony started yesterday with a Service of Songs at FourSquare Church, YABATECH and a valedictory service by the Educational Board of the polytechnic.
Right this moment, a commendation service will probably be streamed reside on the Foursquare Church, Ajah, Lagos whereas interment holds at Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos.
He was survived by spouse, Dr. Mrs. Jokotade Owoso, kids and grand kids.