In response to the reactions of Ogbomoso indigenes to the proposed moving of the faculty of Agriculture, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology from Ogbomoso to Iseyin, Oyo State government has disclosed his plans to create new faculties in Ogbomoso as the state is set to turn the technology university to a full fledged conventional university.
This was made known by the Commissioner for Education, Barr Olasunkanmi Olaleye and Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Oyo State, Prof Oyelowo Oyewo at the PDP stakeholders and leaders meeting Ogbomoso zone held at the Lagbami Osekun Hall, Ogbomoso South local government on Saturday.
Barr Olasunkanmi said the new faculties that will birth in Ogbomoso includes, Faculty of Law, Education, Arts, Social Science, Business among others.
He said the governor is not trying to collapse the economic activities in Ogbomosoland has he knew that LAUTECH is a major input into Ogbomoso economy rather he is planning of expanding Ogbomoso economy by turning the University into a full fledged conventional university noting that process has already began with the National Universities Commission, NUC.
He added that the governor who has priority in education has also completed all the uncompleted model schools in Ogbomoso.
Speaking at the meeting the PDP chairman Ogbomoso North, Hon George Ogunlade said since the beginning of Engr Seyi Makinde led administration no single stakeholder or leader from the party as decamped to the opposition rather the opposition members keep switching allegiance day in day out across the five local governments in Ogbomoso zone.
Also speaking on behalf of the Caretaker Chairmen in the zone, Hon Seun Ojo while giving account of their service said with the help of the Governor, all of the caretaker chairmen were able to perform their duties citing an evidence of the hall used for the meeting that was renovated by the Caretaker Chairman, Ogbomoso South LG, Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy.
However at the meeting were all the stakeholders and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP , PDP Party Chairman across the five local governments in Ogbomoso zone were present, Governor Seyi Makinde administration appointees led by Hon Segun Ogunwuyi and Barr Olasunkanmi Olaleye unanimously endorsed Governor Seyi Makinde for Second term.
Present are the meeting are, PDP state organising secretary Hon Taiwo Alagbe,Alh Rasaq Gbadegesin, Hon Bayo Bankole, Hon Banji Folaranmi, Elder Matthew Abioye, Hon Sanjo Adedoyin, Prince Lasisi Oladimeji, among others.