TASUED Proposes Over N4.5bn To Boost Vocational Education,Training Of Teachers In 2022 - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, December 17, 2021

TASUED Proposes Over N4.5bn To Boost Vocational Education,Training Of Teachers In 2022

Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) has stressed the need to make provision for physical infrastructure , so as to produce teachers  who are proficient in their respective disciplines, with requisite vocational skills and entrepreneurial capabilities towards achieving all round development.

The Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwole Banjo who stated this while defending the University's budgetary estimate for the 2022 fiscal year before Finance and Appropriation Committee of the State House of Assembly on Friday in Abeokuta, said at total  of N4.584bn had been proposed for the coming year to achieve the objectives

Banjo who was represented by the Acting Bursar of the institution, Olubunmi Abdullah, explained that  N1.176bn of the amount would cater for various capital projects in the university for the next fiscal year. 

Banjo also outlined the projects to be executed to include the construction of University Health Centre (UHC) building extension, academic building II, Post-Graduate building, College of Vocational and Technical Education, smart classroom, Home Economic Laboratory and 1,000 capacity hall amongst others.

He stated that the objective of the budget proposal was to further restructure all academic programmes with emphasis on entrepreneurial and vocational skills that would promote self reliance, explaining that N3.407bn would cater recurrent expenditure, while N4.68bn was expected as revenue. 

The lawmakers also examined the budget proposals of the
Gateway ICT Polytechnic Saapade, Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Ijebu-igbo, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Omu, Ijebu and College of Health Technology, Ilese-Ijebu amongst others.

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