A team of researchers led by Professor Gbolagade Kazeem Alagbe of the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology has won the sum of N10 million Naira grant from the National Research Fund (NRF).
The notice of the grant was contained in a letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University and signed by the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund TETFund.
According to a statement signed by the KWASU Ag. Director, Public Relations Dr (Mrs) Saeedat Aliyu, the project titled was “On Residue Number System Based Processor’s Realization” and won the sum of Ten Million Naira being 100% of the Total Intervention Cost (TIC).
The letter added that “the Research Grant is to enable your Institution and Researcher(s) contribute meaningfully to Government’s desire to revive and make Research and Development the launch pad of National Development”.
In his response at receiving the letter, the Acting Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, Professor Shaykh Luqman Jimoh lauded Professor Gbolagade Kazeem Alagbe and his team for the feat which the Acting Vice Chancellor described as bringing positive attention and laurel to the University.
Professor Jimoh noted that winning research grants was one of the ways of confirming the staff quality and research prowess of institutions adding that this latest grant-winning success was gladdening as it proved that the staff of the University was among the high-flying researchers who were contributing to innovative thoughts and national development.
While congratulating the team, he urged them to ensure that they followed laid down research ethics and abide by the conditions of the grant-awarding institution.