A 300level student of the department of Physics with Electronics, Ajayi Crowther University in his own way to help prevent the spread of coronavirus has built a solar-powered automatic hand washing, rinsing, and drying, a project that was commended by Oyo state government.
At the display of the project in the ministry of education on Tuesday 19th May 2020, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Students Matters, Mr. Olojede Victor said that it is a thing of joy see students the state is rising to contribute her own quota to support the government at this trying time.
The SA Students emphasized that he will ensure that government at all quarters in the state partner with the young, brilliant student and also see that the project is well executed for use in Oyo State. He also assured that through his office, the state government will continue to promote and support the innovation of students.
Present at the test running of the prototype, the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olabamiwo Adeosun commended the student for making judicious use of the pandemic period to proffer a stress-free measure to prevent covid-19.
Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Bisi Ilaka in his remark said that applauded the student inventor for a job well done and thereby enjoined other students to emulate their colleague who has made the entire student populace proud.
The Permanent Secretary, Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Atere congratulated the student for taking the opportunity of the pandemic to think of this great initiative.
“I want to appreciate you for this laudable innovation more importantly at a time when our youths are into internet frauds. You have created an idea that if the state government key into will also make you an employer of labour.”
Others who witness the display of prototype are Commissioner for Education, Mr. Olasunkanmi Aremu Olaleye, Deputy Chief of Staff Mogbonjubola, Mr. Olawale Mogbonjubola, Directors at the ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, the SA to Governor of Sports Development, Mr. Tobi Oyewumi, and Executive adviser to the governor on agric business Mr. Debo Akande, SA to the governor on New Media, Mr. Olamide and the official photographer to the Governor Mr. Jesse Onoriode.