A team of researchers from the Kwara State University (KWASU) led by Prof. Gbolagade Kazeem, has won a10- million- Naira grant from the National Research Fund (NRF).
A statement from the Acting Director, University Relations Dr. Saeedat Aliyu, said the notice of the grant was contained in a letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor of the institution and signed by the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
According to the statement, the project titled “On Residue Number System Based Processor’s Realisation” won the sum of 10 million Naira being 100 per cent of the Total Intervention Cost (TIC).
”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,” the statement read.
It further quoted the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shaykh Luqman Jimoh, lauding Prof. Kazeem and his team for the feat which the Acting Vice Chancellor described as bringing positive attention and laurel to the university.
Prof. Jimoh noted that winning research grants was one of the ways of confirming the staff quality and research prowess of institutions.
”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.
” I urge the team to ensure that they follow laid down research ethics and abide by the conditions of the grant-awarding institution. (NAN)