The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Oyo State, led by its Chairman, Comr. Asubiojo Olujuwon (Marshal), students’ union presidents and their executives across tertiary institutions in the state met the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Daud Shangodoyin this afternoon during a courtesy visit to him where issues bedeviling institutions were brought to the forefront and discussed at length.
The commissioner promised to set into motion plans to make sure the problems are resolved within the shortest time possible.
He announced the joint committee of stakeholders to be formed in all state-owned institutions, adding that it will include student’s representatives who he noted are the major stakeholders.
He also advocated for a monthly meeting with NANS JCCc where both parties would measure progress made by the government with the new initiatives in place.
Shangodoyin, while addressing the non-accreditation of courses in Ibarapa Polytechnic, assured affected students that efforts are in top gear to ensure quick accreditation of courses awaiting attention.
The commissioner emphasized the commitment of Governor Seyi Makinde to the education sector, welfare of students and workers and promised that the administration will maintain an open-door policy.
This is just as he tasked NANSnot to hesitate to bring cases of maladministration, intimidation and victimization of students by heads of institutions to his table for prompt action.