Saturday, 8 September 2012
MICROSOFT PARTNERS FUTA
The Microsoft Corporation is set to partner FUTA with the aim of empowering students. The Corporation which plans to achieve this feat through a Conference titled “Microsoft Students” revealed this during a
courtesy call on Management recently. The leader of the team who is also the Developer, Mr Oyetosho
commended the University Management for agreeing to partner Microsoft.
Oyetosho said the programme would be of great benefit to the students of the University. He noted that it is an honour for the University and for the winners of the last Microsoft imagine cup where FUTA students came 15th out of 400 Universities across Africa. He explained that the idea was to empower to fit
into the emerging technological world. Oyetosho tasked the Management, Staff and Students of the
University to start the Microsoft competition from 100 level and ensure that students from FUTA take the lead in coming competitions.
The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Adedayo Fasakin, while responding appreciated the efforts of the Microsoft team and lauded the students who took part in the concluded competition for making the University proud. He urged the students to help the University retain its position as the best University of Technology in Nigeria.
Fasakin assured that the University is ready to partner Microsoft company and promised to give full support.