Delta State Governor, RT. Hon. Sheriff Oborewori, has commissioned 150-seat capacity e-learning centre built, furnished and donated to Auchi Polytechnic by Apostle (Prof) Johnson Suleiman, President of Omega Fire Ministry International.

The governor, who was represented by the Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, RT. Hon. Emomotimi Guwor, said if all of us and the well-to-do in the society can give back to the community, government would have less to do.

He thanked the man of God, Apostle Johnson Suleiman for given back to his community, adding that we don’t have to wait for government as government can not do all alone, especially now that the country is facing hard time.

On his part, Apostle Johnson Suleiman thanked the management of the polytechnic for allowing him to build the ICT as a way of giving back to the society.

He said the ICT was built for value addition of lives because the breakdown of Africa is the breakdown of the young ones and the breakdown of society is also the breakdown of the young people, saying when the young ones are giving direction, equipped and engaged, the society will be a better place.

In his welcome address, the Rector, Auchi Polytechnic, Dr Salisu Shehu Umar, thanked Apostle Johnson Suleiman for the donation of the 150-seat capacity of e-learning centre for the polytechnic.

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He specifically thanked the donor for identifying with the polytechnic and for being partner in progress, saying it is an inspiration to humanity, and with the massive project, it is obvious that Apostle Suleiman see education as the single most important resources an individual can contribute to his community, hoping that with the good example he had set will serve as a model for many others.

Dr Umar stated that the place of ICT in education cannot be over emphasized as the use of ICT has fundamentally changed the practices and procedures of education all over the world, contributing immensely to the quality and quantity of teaching and learning through its dynamic interaction and engagement.

He said the 150-seat capacity e-learning centre is an additional to the quality of students centred-learning that has been desired for Auchi Polytechnic.

According to Umar, “the centre will make available to students and staff different teaching and learning method, provide, accelerate, enrich and deepen ICT skills of both staff and students within the polytechnic community.”

The Rector however appreciated the management team, academic board members, staff and students for their cooperation and for making sure that the polytechnic is peaceful and secure for a project like this to be commissioned.