Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has commissioned the State’s Technical Institute to boost Technical and Vocational Education in line with global trend in technology.
Governor Amosun while commissioning the institute located within the premises of the Government Science and Technical College, Idi-aba, Abeokuta, noted that the gesture was part of efforts by his adminstration to revitalize vocational training and skill acquisition in the state towards building manpower capacity in the subsector.
He explained that the state took delight in building job creators rather than employment seekers especially at providing the needed manpower to service the increasing number of industries in the state.
Amosun assured youths that government would continue to support and collaborate with relevant stakeholders towards improving technical and infrastructural development for technological advancement.
In his goodwill message, the Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraj Adekunmbi noted that the project would create a platform for the youth to re-direct their energy towards technical development which in the long run would improve the state’s Gross Domestic Product.
In her welcome address, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Modupe Mujota who explained that the project was borne out of government’s passion to make its people self-reliant and relevant in the scheme of things especially on growing trends in technological advancement, adding that the equipment were of cutting edge value.