A fast-rising vehicle tracking & speed limiter company, Beta Bridges has donated scholarships to the next best student of the current ND1 and HND1 classes of the Electrical / Electronics Department of the Lagos State Polytechnic. This announcement was made at a recent event held within the Institution premises to install Mr. Richard Abiodun, the Managing Director/CEO of Beta Bridges as the first Patron of the Electrical / Electronics Department, amidst an orientation programme for the new students of the Department tagged ‘Freshers’ Orientation Day’.
While speaking to the students at the event on a topic, ‘Prepare Yourself, Position Yourself and Project Yourself’, Mr Abiodun said “our world is fast changing, both for good and the not too good. Your course of study- Electrical / Electronics seem to be one of the best tool of development, if you consider that the first thing God even created while forming this world was light. There is ample opportunity in our nation even with the poor energy and electricity levels, so, with the multidisciplinary nature of electricity & electronics, you are being looked up to, on new advancements of technology to make life more meaningful. These solutions or advancements is where you will earn your real sustainable money, not fraud, not rituals, not all the popular vices that are common to youth these days”.
The HOD of the Electrical Electronics Department, Engr Ogundare who led the Department’s hierarchy to the event, corroborated Mr. Abiodun’s position in his speech said, “as power is necessary in all our sectors of life, it is in technological advancements that you can make your mark. You students all need to first make a success of your studies, start to horn your skills in your desired area, and soon as you graduate, you will be able to project yourself and be relevant to any organization you like to work for or even own your business enterprise where you employ people”
The event also hosted speakers from the Nigerian Institute of Electrical Electronics represented by the Engr Ifeoluwa Agbonyin, and a host of others. In the end, Mr Abiodun was full of praises to the HOD and the students, through the EESA Excos led by its President, Comrade Daniel Okafor, for his appointment as the Patron, which is not only a call to service but also a means to always bring the town to the gown of the Institution. Apart from the scholarships donated by Beta Bridges, the CEO Mr Abiodun also announced the company’s decision to double its annual recruitment from the Department’s graduates going forward, and proposed a foundation to be sponsored for research & development in vehicle technologies devices that will be 100% Nigerian, among other special goodies that made the students go into unusual excitement.
Beta Bridges Ltd is a licensed company with head office in Lagos, with flagships in vehicle technologies including Tracking, telematics, fleet management and speed limiter solutions with corporate clients spread across Nigeria. The company also operates a division that delivers branding, advertising and marketing solutions to her discerning clients as well.