The Government of Oyo State has approved a draft bill to reflect the new ownership structure of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Prof Oyelowo Oyewo, has said.
Oyewo, who briefed newsmen at the end of the State’s Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, added that the new law, when it comes into effect, would reflect the multi-campus status of the institution, adding that the bill will be immediately transmitted to the State House of Assembly for consideration.
The commissioner, who addressed State House Correspondents at the Press Centre of the Governor’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan, alongside his colleagues in the Ministry of Education, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye, and Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, also stated that the new bill, when passed into law, will replace the LAUTECH law of 2000.
Also speaking at the press briefing, Barr. Olaleye said that the State Executive Council approved the production of exercise books worth N446,000,000, (four hundred and forty-six million naira only), the production of 25,750 pair of students’ furniture at the total sum of N658,000,000 (six hundred and fifty eight million naira only) and the procurement of science equipment worth N169,000,000 (one hundred and sixty nine million naira only)for all public secondary schools in the state.