In an effort to make Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, a conventional university, Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has concluded arrangement to rename the institution Ladoke Akintola University (LAU).
The state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo (SAN), disclosed this during a press briefing after the state executive council meeting held at the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, on Tuesday.
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 noted that the decision to convert the institution to a conventional university was to accommodate courses in law, humanities, among others.
The briefing was attended by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun; and Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Abdulraham Abdulraheem.