The Federal Polytechnic, Offa plans to organise a Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) workshop on technology exposition.
The workshop will bring together polytechnics in Nigeria and relevant industries for the programme with the theme “Enhancing Collaboration Between Polytechnics and Industries Through Technology Innovations” and is billed to hold from November 16 to 19 at the Polytechnic Sports Centre.
Director, Poly Consult Nigeria Limited, Mr. Sarafadeen Raji, said machines, food, beverages, soap, ceramics and other similar innovations would be exhibited during the programme.
The director advised prospective participants to prepare manuals and briefs of products they intend to exhibit on time so that they could be included in the exhibition brochure.
He said the objectives of the workshop include to promote polytechnic research products and innovations, creation of awareness among potential investors and entreprenuerurs with a view to generating interest, wealth and employment for the general benefits of the society.
He said the exposition was also targeted at encouraging students of secondary schools to develop interest in technical and vocational educational and training.