Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Saturday, mentioned that the state has what it takes to revive the misplaced glory of Ladoke Akintola College of Expertise (LAUTECH).
Makinde made this declaration following the termination of the joint possession of the establishment between the Oyo and Osun State governments.
Makinde, whereas talking on Saturday, declared that the state now has the chance to revive the misplaced glory of the college.
The governor additionally maintained that the actual work to reposition the college and take it again to the fantastic days when it was adjudged the very best state-run college has now begun.
Makinde whereas talking additional appreciated his Osun State counterpart, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, for his cooperation all by the discussions.
He additionally said that with the amicable ending of the joint possession, a state of affairs that has slowed down the college for years, he was able to reposition the establishment according to his marketing campaign promise.
He added that Oyo State below his watch will readily reposition the varsity for excellence, noting that his administration’s drive to industrialise the state will get the a lot wanted enhance with an successfully run know-how college like LAUTECH.
“So, we give God all of the glory. Now, the actual work begins as a result of now we have to make sure that the college is correctly funded in order that it will likely be contributing to the financial system of Ogbomoso specifically and Oyo State generally.
“If we’re saying we need to industrialise the state and now we have a college of know-how including worth in Ogbomoso, the industrialisation effort can proceed in a short time.”
The governor additional maintained that Oyo State is able to totally shoulder the monetary duties of LAUTECH, because it has been doing for the reason that starting of yr 2020.
He mentioned that the state authorities has appropriated sufficient funds to the establishment within the 2021 funds, including that his administration will proceed to discharge its duties on the establishment.
“The association that we met after we got here in Could, 2019, was that Oyo State normally will fund the College from January to June after which Osun state will fund it from July to December. We needed to intervene a few occasions final yr, and between Could and December, we needed to intervene to get the college operating.”