Determination to make Oyo state, Nigeria’s first point of learning destination has been revealed by Governor Seyi Makinde, for advancement of Educational impartation. Makinde revealed the decision while turning Sod of the Administrative Building of the College of Agriculture and Renewable Natural resources, LAUTECH Iseyin campus, at Okeho road, Old college of Education site, Iseyin.
The Governor while addressing Cabinet members, local Government Chairmen, traditional fathers, religious leaders, announced approval of 500 million Naira Grant to ensure smooth take off of the campus, alongside 200 million Naira Grant from the Federal Government. The Oyo state’s helmsman also stated accommodation of the campus in the capital expediture which forms integral part of the proposed 2022 budget still undergoing scrutiny by law makers of the state’s House of Assembly led by Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin.
Earlier in his address, the Pro-Chancekkor and Chairman of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Professor Ayodeji Omole, recalled the institution’s problem,s before the eventual ceding by the National Universities Commission to Oyo state Government. While appreciating Governor Makinde for giant strides made till date, Senior Advocate of Nigeria who is also a philanthropist, Ahmed Raji, demanded upgrade of infrastructural facilities for the campus to aid easy-movement of students and boost economic activities.
Foundation-laying ceremony of the Administrative Building of the College of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources, LAUTECH Iseyin campus, recorded the attendance of Oyo state’s Chief-judge, Muktar Abimbola, Chairman, House Committee on Education, Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture, Commissioners, lawmakers and many others.