Oyo state govt set to convert LAUTECH to a conventional university

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state on Thursday, February 11 expressed his administration’s  readiness to convert the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), from a university of technology to a conventional university. 

He made the disclosure while receiving the report of the state negotiation committee on LAUTECH, stating that the state would apply to the National University Commission (NUC) for the conversion approval. 

According to Makinde, the conversion would enable the university offer diverse courses such as Law, adding that the sole ownership of LAUTECH would not negatively affect students and staff members from Osun state. 

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