TETFund Converts Lecturer’s Ph.D Thesis To Textbook For Use in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

BEVERLY HILLS, September 11, (THEWILL) – The Board of trustees of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund has approved the conversion of Dr. Sunday Asakpa’s Ph.D Thesis into a textbook for use in Nigeria tertiary institutions.

This was contained in a letter signed by TETFund Ag. Director of Education Support Services, S.K Okunlola on behalf of the Executive Secretary to notify the Polytechnic on the decision of TETFund to convert the Ph.D Thesis to a book.

The letter reads in part: “I am glad to inform you that the thesis of Dr. Asakpa Sunday Ogheneruemu in your Polytechnic has been recommended by the Committee for conversion into a book. Two thousand (2,000) copies of the book will be published and distributed free; one thousand (1,000) copies to tertiary institutions in Nigeria while one thousand (1,000) copies will also be given to Dr. Asakpa. I wish to congratulate Dr. Asakpa and your Polytechnic for this achievement.”

Dr. Asakpa is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, Federal Polytechnic, Offa The Thesis titled, ‘Development of Visual Cryptography System for Ear Biometric Template Security’ was found to be extremely one of the best Ph.D theses from institutions in Nigeria and abroad.

Meanwhile, the Rector, Dr. Lateef Olatunji on behalf of the Management, staff and students applauded Dr. Asakpa and described his achievement as a rare feat.

Dr. Olatunji further encouraged the staff and students of the polytechnic to continue with the legacy built on academic excellence while the Management will not relent in creating an enabling environment for research and development.