The rave of the moment tertiary institution in Nigeria, The Gateway ICT Polytechnic Saapade exploit to the world as a student from the fastest-growing institution bags international recognition/award, thus dedicating it to the school.
Maiyegun Quam, a final year student of the institution in the Business Administration and Management Department received the news on Tuesday 7th January 2020 as at 17:00 which sparked jubilation among friends, colleagues, and well-wishers.
The message was received via mail congratulating the student (Maiyegun Quam) as an outstanding Head of Institution and Leader. The content of the mail reads;
“Respected Maiyegun Quam,
Welcome to the IESA (International Education Summit and Awards) 2020 Bangkok, Thailand!
We are glad to inform you that you have been selected as a Winner for the prestigious Outstanding Head of the Institution/Leader award. Congratulations! It is well deserved! The International Jury, that selected you for the Award, comprised of highly experienced, accomplished personages from the field of education. “You will receive your Award at a Mega Educational Event on February 22, 2020, to be held in Divalux Resort in Bangkok”
The student who is popularly known among the comity of colleagues and the Polytechnic community as a hardworking and an unrelenting student leader has been making the institution proud in recent times. Towards the middle of last year, he led his colleagues and others to campaign against depression and suicide around the school campus, at that time when suicide was becoming a trend in the parlance of Nigerian Students. He is also known to be a tutor in the Polytechnic among his colleagues and others.
During interaction with Maiyegun Quam who is scheduled for traveling any time soon for the award ceremony, he said “Although, I didn’t see this coming, what I can say is that we are all in a global community which Information Communication Technology (ICT) connects us all”
The student which currently serves in the capacity as Chief Protocol Officer to the President of National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) has had series of engagement both National and International gathering involving leadership and management dealings.
Furthermore, the promising leader is using this medium and opportunity to appreciate God, Parents, Followers, and well-wishers on his new international achievement.
“I hereby dedicate this award to everyone I have taught in the educational sector, most importantly to my prestigious citadel of learning Gateway ICT Polytechnic Saapade, Ogun State. Thanks to the management and the institution as a whole for giving me this opportunity in practicing leadership” Maiyegun Quam.
“Students’ leaders should be honest in their dealings as they can’t tell who is watching. He advised colleagues to always be optimistic and think globally” Maiyegun Quam