Oyo govt to site LAUTECH campus in Oke Ogun

The map of Oyo State (Source: ResearchGate)

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Mr Rafiu Olaniyan has said a satellite campus of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) will be sited in Oke Ogun.

Olaniyan said several communities in the section of the state have been lobbying for the satellite campus but he cannot determine the location of the campus.

Recall that the Oyo State government had recently secured full control of the facilities of the Ogbomoso based university that it had co-owned with Osun State for about three decades.

Speaking as a guest speaker at the 18th Anniversary of Okeho news, Olaniyan who is an Igboho born civil Engineer said he has met with the governor on the matter and there is an assurance that a campus is coming to Oke Ogun

Olaniyan also said that he is initiating a plan for rehabilitation of some roads including Okeho- Igana- Ayegun road, Saki-Ilesa Bariba road and another one in Iseyin.

He urge youths in Oke Ogun to take advantage of the agricultural policy of the state government to involve in farming and stop searching for job”

“Fertile land is our own mineral resources in Oke Ogun, let us make use of the land and be the basket food of the state

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Earlier in his speech, the Onjo of Okeho Oba Rafiu Mustapha demanded for citing of LAUTECH satelite campus in Okeho and rehabilitation of some roada in the region.

Onjo commended the government for the efforts in securing LAUTECH for Oyo state describing it as a remarkable achievement of Seyi Makinde’s adminstration.

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