We must tackle our challenges with skills, technology— YABATECH Rector

The Rector, Yaba College of  Technology , Engineer Femi Omokungbe has said  any technical  institution must be able to tackle challenges using skills and technology.Omokungbe who stated this on Monday during a press conference to announced the institution’s 32nd convocation slated for  November 16 – 22nd, said technology is the global tool for development.According to him, the convocation lecture titled, Sustainability of Technological Advancement: A key to Industrial Growth will be delivered by the Minister of  Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN). “It’s our responsibility as a technology-based and foremost institution to create the platform for an academic discourse to address the challenges arising from our national quest for development”, he said adding ” the trend today globally is toward achieving development without depleting  natural resources”.The convocation ceremony scheduled for November 22, he noted will see the graduating Class of 2016/17 totalling 7,170 graduands, awarded National and Higher National Diploma of the college.