Some public tertiary institutions in the country have been enlisted as beneficiaries of the interventions of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund TETFund, bring the total number of beneficiaries across the six geographical zones of the country to 216.
The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa who stated this while inaugurating the enlistment explained that the development followed the approval granted to fourteen qualified institutions out of the numerous request by the TETFund Board of Trustees.
Dr. Baffa therefore advised the newly enlisted institutions on the need to adhere to the operational guidelines of TETFund and ensure transparency in their implementations of the various intervention lines.
The Tetfund boss took the heads of the institutions through the workings of the Fund and its various intervention lines and urged the management of the institutions to familiarize themselves with the Fund’s Establishment Act and the various guidelines set out for all the intervention lines.
Responding on behalf of the newly enlisted institutions, Vice-Chancellor, First Technical University, Ibadan, Prof. Ayobami Salami thanked the Board of Trustees and management of TETFund and promised to be worthy partners in the development of education in the country.
The enlistment as a beneficiary of TETFund is the approval given for any public tertiary university, polytechnic and college by Tetfund for the development of critical infrastructure for teaching and learning.