Yaba College of Technology, (Yabatech), Lagos has emerged the best in Nigeria.
This was contained in the latest edition of webometrics ranking released in January 2021.
The College Webometrics ranking has been in the upward movement since the inception of the current Management of the institution.
The College was in 7th position in 2018 and within one year moved to second position, and subsequently ranked number one Polytechnic in Nigeria in 2021.
According to a statement issued by the Public Relations unit of the Polytechnic, there have been several developments in Yabatech that led into the current webometrics ranking.
These include peaceful and rancor free environment with stable academic calendar.
“Conducive learning environment with massive renovation and upgrading of entire structures in the College to international standard. Digitalization of the library with modern e-learning facilities. Unveiling of what is arguably the largest Museum in Nigerian higher institution in Yabatech,” the statement further explained.
Others include strengthening of academic and administrative activities and making them IT – driven to keep abreast with current trends, techniques and development in the world.
The school also created strong linkages with the industries to determine real skills competences and level of requirement, for both staff and students.
Webometrics, a form of ranking web for world’s higher institution based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the web content, the visibility and impact of these web publication.
The statement added that Yabatech management being a responsible, responsive and proactive one is committed to improving the College ranking in the world, in line with its vision to be the leading Polytechnic in Africa.