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Kwara Poly to re-open radio station shut 34 years ago

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The Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, plans to re-open its
radio station, to serve as source of information to its host
communities.
The Rector of the Institution, Masud Elelu, told journalists on
Sunday in Ilorin that “Radio Polytechnic” was shut down in
1982.
“My administration decided to revamp it for the purpose of
disseminating information within the campus and the host
communities.”
According to him, the institution needs N50 million to
register the radio station with the National Broadcasting
Commission, for transmission rights.
The rector disclosed that the institution would commence
soon Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication
course.
“In the same vein, additional five science courses had been
presented to the National Board for Technical Education, for
approval.”
Mr. Elelu stated that more than 300 staff of the polytechnic
had undergone different forms of training in Nigeria and
abroad.
He reaffirmed the determination of the management of the
institution to encourage training and retraining of its
workforce, to enhance effective teaching and learning.

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