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Head of Departments’ Profile
 ALABIDr ALABI, Thomas Omotayo was born on the 23rd April, 1962 to the family of Professor Bamidele Joseph ALABI and Mrs Theresa Obasa both hail from kabba (Odoolu) in kabba/Bunu local Government of Kogi State Nigeria. He attended St Micheal Primary School (waziri Primary School Minna) from 1970-1977 obtaining first School leaving Certificate proceeded to Government Secondary School Dirin Daji Kebbi state from 1980-1982 later on due to transfer returned to Minna to complete my Teacher Training College in Paiko from 1982-1985. In 1990-1991 proceeded to University of Ilorin were I obtained Associate Certificate in Education were I read English Language Social Studies, after which i proceeded for my first degree in University of Ilorin were I read Social Studies Political Science Bsc/ED double honours graduated in 1998, later on proceeded to do a masters degree in Educational Technology (M.Tech) 2002, In 2012 I completed my PhD in Educational Technology from Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado Ekiti working experience. I started work with Niger State Primary School Board from 1990-2005 I resign my appointment and took appointment with Federal University of Technology Minna from 2005-uptill date I have severed in various capacity, Level Adviser, School SIWES Officer, Department of Science Education Postgraduate Coordinator Exam monitoring committee member, member representing Congregation in sports Committee, Member University Loans Committee, member representing Senate at Budget implementation Committee, Head of Science Education Department from 2014-2016, Head of Educational Technology Department from 2015 to date.

He has received some honours like National Youth Award 1990 (Gold), Fellow of strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development (Pillars of Nation Building) Award of Excellence from the Department. Award of Excellent by Youth Fellowship of C&S Fellowship Minna and many others. I am married to Mrs Temitope Alabi and blessed with wonderful children.

 

Vision:

To become one of the Nigeria leading Universities both academically and socially.

Historical Perspective: There were three fundamentally distinct education systems in Nigeria in 1990: the indigenous system, Quranic schools, and formal European-style education institutions.

Mission:

Committed to the training of skilled and innovative work force that would harness the forces of physical resources into goods and services which would affect the economy and thus the quality of.. life of her people.

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