The Rector of Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, Prof. Abiodun Falodun, has commended Professor of Public Relations and Advertising, Prof. Ezekiel Asemah, for boosting literacy among students at the institution with the donation of forty academic textbooks and journals to the Department of Mass Communication, in the Polytechnic.
Asemah is the current Dean, College of Management and Social Sciences, Glorious Vision University, Ogwa, in Edo State.
While receiving the textbooks and journals donated by Prof. Asemah, the Rector said the gesture will encourage research and development in the study of communication.
According to Falodun, "The gesture in donating books and journals by Prof. Asemah is commendable and aligns with the plans of the management of the polytechnic and Governor Godwin Obaseki-led state government in promoting literacy and reading culture among the students and professionals.
The donation, according to Prof. Asemah, is aimed to foster reading culture and promote quality education among mass communication students in tertiary institutions.