By Bushrah Yusuf-Badmus
The Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has been awarded a research grant of N21,123,900 by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
According to a statement from the university’s Information Office, the grant was awarded under the TETFund National Research Fund (NRF) Intervention initiative.
The project, which has Prof. Leo Daniel as Principal Researcher, is entitled: “An Unmanned Aerial System for Pipeline Surveillance.”
This followed the approval of the Board of Trustees of the Fund.
The approval was contained in a letter, dated April 23, 2019, and signed by the Fund’s Director, Research and Development/Centre of Excellence, U. A. Bukar, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, Prof. Elias Bogoro.
Addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulRasheed Na’Allah, the letter stated that the research grant was to enable KWASU and its Principal Researcher to contribute meaningfully to government’s desire to revive and make…