The rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Professor Kazeem Adebiyi Monday stated that the institution has commenced its Open Distance and Flexible e-Learning (ODFeL).
Professor Adebiyi, who dropped stated this in Ibadan while speaking with newsmen at the launching of the program said it will be for prospective admission seekers.
He added that the concept behind the program was to make education available to all students regardless of their distance and status and that the program would among others assist The Polytechnic, Ibadan, to deliver its mandate to students on interrupted academic activities.
He stated that some students are interested in going to urban based institution but could not make it due to lack of fund and modern necessity’s and that ODFeL was an avenue for such students to achieve their dream.
The rector added that the mission of the institution as one of the best institutions was to be feasible, be online, and to be known all over the world, saying, ” this program was approved in 2020 by National Board of Technical Education (NBTE), we are about taking off because all necessary requirements have been put in place in terms of technology and human resources to pilot the program.”