Those faulting renaming Tai Solarin College of Education after Awujale are mischievous, says Governor Abiodun

The Ogun State Governor,Prince  Dapo Abiodun, has refuted claims by a section of the state that the renaming of the Tai Solarin College of Education to Oba Sikiru Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebu-land was done in bad faith, adding that those behind it are being mischievous
Penpushing reports that, Abiodun made the explanation while speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) combined ward meeting held at the Ijebu-Ode Local Government premises, and  flayed those behind claims saying that the have failed to recognize the fact that the late scholar still has the first University of Education in the country named after him.
The Governor explained that the renaming Tai Solarin of Education(TASCE) after the monarch  wasn’t done to remove the name of the late Tai Solarin from history, stressing that contributions of the late social critic and educationist would remain indelible.
“Last week, we changed Tai Solarin College of Education and to Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology, some mischievous people are now saying that is Tai Solarin no longer a hero after we changed his name from the school?. What of Tai Solarin University of Education, is that university not bearing the name of Tai Solarin again? What is their problem”, he stated
Penpushing further reports that, Abiodun, however, called on the people of Ijebu-Ode to go all out and get their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) in preparation for the general election next year.
The Ogun East Senatorial Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adeleke Adedoyin, who noted that they are happy with the successes recorded by the governor in the state, assured that victory is certain for Abiodun come 2023.
Penpushing also reports that, a member representing Ijebu-Ode in the State House of Assembly; Kemi Oduwole, while commending  the Governor for embarking on the reconstruction of internal roads in the town, urged the people of the town to show support for the governor’s second term bid.

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