In continuation of its effort to bolster education sector in Ogbomoso zone, Oyo State and Nigeria in general, the Ogbomoso Academics in conjunction with Ogbomoso Community Youth Forum (OCYF), is set to hold an Education Summit.
The summit which is designed to examine the prospects and challenges of setting up a community owned university in Ogbomoso would have education Stakeholders from Ogbomoso community who have contributed in no small measures to education in Nigeria in attendance.
This was made known in a press statement made available to ROUNDOYO and jointly signed by Mr Ben Onigbinde and Rev Peter Olaleye, as they noted that the brainstorming summit is geared towards bolstering education sector in Ogbomoso zone, Oyo State and Nigeria in general.
They affirmed that the summit will specifically “explore the founding of a university in the city of Ogbomoso whose proposed name is Ogbomoso University.”
As made known, Ogbomoso Recreation Club on 24th June 2023, by 9:00am will host scholars, dignitaries and notable individuals from Ogbomoso community who have contributed in no small measures to the educational development in Nigeria such as Professor Razaq Olatunde Rom Kalilu ; former Deputy Vice Chancellor Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Professor Joshua Ogunwole ; Vice Chancellor Bowen University,.
Also, Professor Mrs Alice Jekayinfa, Dr. Adeniyi Temitope Adetunji, Rev Peter Olaleye (president Ogbomoso Community Youth Forum, OCYF), Professor Oyewumi Kayode John and Professor Timothy Olagbemiro ; former Vice Chancellor Bowen University and Edwin Clark University and who is chairman of Ogbomoso Academics who are all set to deliver talks on the theme,” The Ogbomoso University: Challenges and prospects”.
The summit will be hosted by Justice Afolabi Adeniran (RTD), President, Ogbomoso Parapo Worldwide.