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Oyo Donates Bus, Ambulance To Lanlate College


Oyo State Government has donated an 18-Seater Toyota Hiace High Roof Bus and Brand-new Toyota Hiace (Ambulance) to Oyo State College of Education, Lanlate.

Presenting the buses on behalf of the government to the Management of the Institution on Thursday, at the Presidential lodge of Oyo state government house, Prof. Salihu Adelabu, said the buses were meant for seamless running and management of the school.

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The Commissioner reiterated governor Makinde’s administration’s commitment to prioritizing education and ensuring that students and staff have access to conducive learning environments.

He maintained that Buses were to assist in reducing the difficulties faced by students and staff of the school, thereby creating a more conducive learning environment.

He said that the Buses will improve the overall well-being and academic success of the students, as well as to give the institution a face lift.

He maintained that the Ministry will work with TETFUND to build Modern laboratories and ICT Centers for the use of the Students at the College.

He charged the management of the institution to continue to produce students that will be useful to the State, Nigeria and globally.

According to him, “the buses donated shall reduce the mobility challenges at the college of education and enhance vehicular movement to lecture centres”

‘Government’s donation to this college will assist them in producing qualified Teachers in various Academic Field of Study.

” Also, the management of the college should intensify efforts in using the Vehicles donated to enhance the academic performance of the College.

In his remarks, the Chairman, Governing Council, Oyo State College of Education, Lanlate, Dr. Bisi Ojebola , attributed the success recorded so far by the management of the institution to the tremendous support received from the governor of the state.

Dr. Ojebola revealed that the institution has collaborated with Oye Ekiti and Akoko Akungba universities to train and produce capable hands, adding that the first set will graduate next year.
While appreciating the governor for the gesture, Dr. Ojebola, said the institution will not relent in its efforts but continue to improve on its outputs.

He called on the union leaders to continually work in synergy with state owned tertiary institutions to achieve set goals and get desired attention and support from the government at the appropriate time .

He said :” We thank the governor for the enormous support, he encouraged us to look beyond the college. Also, the college was unable to pay staff salaries before, but the governor took it up.

“ We also thank the commissioner for education and staffers of the ministry for their cooperation because without their support, we might not have achieved this”
“ The college is currently running degree programmes in collaboration with two universities from other states, by next year, our first set will graduate.

“ We promised to justify the gesture and continue to improve on our activities”.

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