In keeping with new technological approach to Modern Living, Business and academics, the Administration of the Federal College of Land Resources Technology Owerri has opened a new online website to enable prospective students and the outside world to transact business with the college without stress.
Sources Close to the college disclosed that the new Rector of college Dr. Oluyemi Akande had instructed that the website be opened to enable candidates seeking admission or facilities process their documents on the new website address which is quoted as www.Fecolartow.edu.ng.
On the new window on the website, the following transactions can be carried out “Admission process for the 2016/2017 academic session commences and in addition to the new Eduportal developed for the school by the heart land group the school is now a corporate publisher of one of one of the best news blogs thus the blog can be viewed directly online or through the school website.
Our source reveals that the new site can be used to upload pictures and videos of important events in the school and the world while the aim of launching the Independent news blog is to inform, educate and entertain not only the school community but also the public. When our correspondent visited the Permanent Site of this rare college, the institution is wearing a new look capable of competing with any other tertiary institution courtesy of the new Provost who has been responsible for acquiring more furnitures and renovated both classroom and hostels. It was observed that full computer training has commenced in the college which now runs an e library and employs the TSA system to make payments easier.
In the office of the Registrar our reporter learnt that the new Provost, Dr. Akande had put everything in shape to attract people adding that there are only two such institution in the country with one located in the North while the Owerri College is to serve all the Southern state.
He disclosed that the school is working in consonance with the Federal Government policy in diversification of the economy geared towards Agricultural development stating that “now that we have opened up the new Edu.portal students can process and pay for their admission online.
The Registrar,Dr Osuji observed that the college is also faced with some challenges of which the major task is the access road to the college stating that the college authorities are making approaches to both the host government and federal government to help them provide motorable access road to the college.