ga('create', 'UA-82078971-1', 'auto'); ga('require', 'displayfeatures'); ga('require', 'linkid', 'linkid.js'); ga('set', 'forceSSL', true); ga('send', 'pageview');

Amosun Upgrades MAPOLY to University, Brings Back OGUNPOLY

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

On Monday, the Governor of Ogun State, Mr Ibikunle Amosun, signed into Law the Bill upgrading the state-owned Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta.

Mr Amosun, who assented to the Bill, earlier passed by the state House of Assembly, during the Executive Council meeting, also signed into law, the Bill for the re-establishment of the Ogun State Polytechnic, which will be sited in Ipokia-Yewa-Awori axis of the state.

He revealed that the institutions will be multi-campus, as government would engage professionals and people of high knowledge to provide the technical guide, adding that this great step will enhance the prospect of education in the state.

ALSO READ  Ogun Assembly Passes Bill Upgrading MAPOLY to Varsity

Commending the efforts of the state House of Assembly for the timely and successful passage of the Bill into Law, the governor assured that necessary documents have been prepared and sent to the appropriate quarters.

Answering questions from journalists, Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Suraj Ishola Adekunbi, said the House swung into action and accelerated the passage, because of the priority the state government is giving to the education sector in the state.

ALSO READ  UNHCR Honours Nigerian Educator Zannah Mustapha

He noted that the step will create employment for the people, open access to tertiary education in Ipokia as well as encourage the people to embrace education.

Related Articles

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

%d bloggers like this: