The management of Ajayi Crowther University has commended the innovation of one of the students, Mr. Aderinola Joshua, a 300level student of the Department of Physics and Electronics who invented solar-powered automatic handwashing, drying and rinsing unit.
At the University premises on Thursday, 21st April 2020 where Joshua went to showcase the invention, a team led by the Special Assistant to Oyo State Governor on Students Matters, Hon. Olojede Victor.
OYOMIND.COM.NG earlier reported that the prototype of the invention was displayed at the Oyo state secretariat at the presence of some government officials, among which are the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olabamiwo Adeosun, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Olasunkanmi Aremu who applauded it.
Speaking on behalf of the principal management staff of the University, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dapo Asaju expressed that the institution commended the innovation of Mr. Joshua and for making the institution proud.
The Vice-Chancellor thereby approved a scholarship that covers the remaining year to be spent in school, offered him employment after graduation, and a cash reward of N100,000.
Hon. Victor also led the student to the House of Assembly where the Speaker Rt. Hon. Debo Ogundoyin and some other assembly members were amazed about the project and promised to help promote the project.