JOHNSON OJO, Ado Ekiti
Former Chief Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission(NUC), Prof Peter Okebukola, has hinged the low recognition being accorded the country’s universities globally on poor funding by governments and corporate organizations.
The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, accessed about N380 million from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) for project intervention in 2017, the Rector, Mr Samuel Sogunro, has said.
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, on Monday gave a breakdown of intervention funds approved by the federal government for tertiary institutions.
Local government council workers in Kwara State have called on the state government to pay them their eight-months’ outstanding salary arrears.