Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Amosun Signs Bill Upgrading MAPOLY To University
Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Monday signed into law, a Bill upgrading the state-owned Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta.
Amosun who signed the bill into Law during the Executive Council meeting also signed another bill into law for the re-establishment of the Ogun State Polytechnic to be sited in Ipokia-Yewa-Awori areas of the state.
The Governor said that the institutions would be multi-campus, as government would engage professionals and people of high knowledge to provide the technical guide, adding that this great step would enhance the prospect of education in the state.
He lauded the state House of Assembly for the timely and successful passage of the Bill into law, and assured that necessary documents have been prepared and sent to the appropriate quarters.
Also, the Speaker of the Ogun Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi, said the step would create employment for the people, open access to tertiary education in Ipokia as well as encourage the people to embrace education.