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OTM Bilingual Unit, YCT waxing strong

The Department of Office and Technology Management (OTM) have a Bilingual Unit which coordinates a compulsory bilingual programme for HND students of the department. As a core requirement, students are trained as Bilingual Secretaries in English and French Languages. The programme which was started in 1992 have an immersion programme that involves students travelling to Lome, Togo for two months internship on French Language development.
Graduates of the programme usually have an edge in employment at multinational companies, they have been able to easily transact businesses in French-speaking countries and access other numerous opportunities due to being bilingual. According to the incumbent coordinator, Mrs. C.B.O. Eruanga, “Nigeria students will benefit and develop more mastery of the French language if the language is taught from the nursery schools.”

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