Segun Showunmi in Ibadan
The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has disclosed that his administration is ready to restore the lost glory of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTEH) Ogbomosho.
Penpushing reports that Makinde, gave the assurance while speaking during a phone-in radio programme in Ibadan, noting that the university has been sometime rated the best institution of technology, and fourth best university in Nigeria.
The Governor added that the issue of joint ownership affecting the institution has been resolved, explaing that, although there has been an issues on how the university has been running, but the issue has been resolved since Oyo State government has now take over the sole ownership of the institution.
Penpushing further reports that Makinde urged students, lecturers, and stakeholders in the institution to cooperate with his administration to move the institution higher, saying that the era of Osun or Oyo caucus in the institution is over because a university is where people come to from different places.
The Governor, however, expressed appreciation to the people of the state for their support for his administration, calling on them to continue to collaborate with his government.
Penpushing also reports that, it is recalled that the National Universities Commission(NUC) recently transferred ownership of the university, which was formerly jointly owned by the Osun and Oyo State Government to the Oyo State government.
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