Founder of the Rose of Sharon Foundation, dr. Folorunsho Alakija has stated that the 70-year-old Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) is looking to upgrade its university status.
Alakija, who recently stated this during a courtesy visit to the university administration in her office in Victoria Island, noted that Yabatech, as a leading tertiary institution in Nigeria, has lived up to its commitments and contributed to the immense growth and development of technology education, and thus for A Rise to University Status
Forbes, the richest woman in Africa, encouraged the institution's leadership to fail to meet the challenges facing college, but continued its efforts to change the status of the institution as quickly as possible. 19659002] The Rector, Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe explained that the courtesy visit paid tribute to Mrs. Alakija for her friendly gesture to the college and to familiarizing herself with college colleagues about management plans and aspirations.
He said, "We are planning to inaugurate the Board of Fellows, which is made up of well-known Nigerians who are recipients of the College Fellowship Award, who will be partners in work, and will share our needs and the areas in which they can help us individually and collectively The Foundation Fund will be set up to actively support development projects, especially the Epe Campus, which is begging for infrastructure development. "
Alakija is a famous personage of Yabatech, she is one the largest donors of the college. Her last friendly gesture was the donation of the Skill Acquisition Center, promising to equip the center with the necessary facilities.
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