Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde has revealed plans for the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH to assume the name Ladoke Akintola University, LAU in order to make the institution a conventional university.
This move was disclosed by the Oyo State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, SAN on Tuesday after the state executive council meeting at the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan.
According to him, the state government will forward a bill tagged “Ladoke Akintola University LAU” amendment bill to the Oyo State House of Assembly.
Oyelowo added that this was done to accommodate courses like Law, Humanities among others.
The briefing was attended by Hon Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourists, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Abdulrahman Abdulraheem.