A valedictory address of the 407th extra-ordinary meeting of senate of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri was delivered on Thursday, June 9, 2016 by the 6th substantive Vice-Chancellor, in the person of Prof. Asiabaka, Chigozie Cyril Ph.D. This valedictory address was captioned “FOOTPRINTS 2011-2016”. On Tuesday, June 21, 2011, Prof. Asiabaka, C. C. delivered his first inaugural address to the senate titled “FUTO in the 21st Century”. It was in this address that he outlined his vision to “re-position FUTO to be a top-ranked-first class institution of excellence in technological knowledge production and dissemination, through teaching, research and service to humankind”.
Other key points to be noted from the valedictory address are:
Quest for Excellence and Courage to Deliver
Teaching, Research, Examination and Other Academic Activities
TETFund Sponsored Research Grant from June 2011-Date
Procurement and Installation of HP Desktop Computers and Accessories
Information and Communication Technology Centre