OSUSTECH VC lauds ODSG on devt strides
Written by awawa on February 25, 2018
The Vice Chancellor of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa. Prof Sunday Ogunduyile has commended the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, for paying adequate attention to the overall development of the institution.
Prof. Ogunduyile gave the commendation in his welcome address during the commissioning of a 2-4 kilometres road on the main campus of the institution.
The ceremony was part of the activities marking the first year anniversary of the Akeredolu-led administration in the state
The Vice Chancellor who appreciated the governor for paying due attention to OSUSTECH listed, among other achievements, the campus road which was asphalted by Arakunrin, was enough proof that a new dawn the institution
“Before the coming of the current administration, OSUSTECH had only one faculty since establishment in 2008 until November, 2017, when, through divine providence and invaliable goodwill and suport- moral and financial- of Mr Governor, two new faculties; Engineering and Engineering Technology and Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources were established
“We have also obtain approval for Statistics and School of Postgraduate Studies,” he informed .
Ogunduyile posited that these and many more will reinforce the teaching and research capabilities that would accelerate emergence of the Southern Senatorial District as the industrial base of the state, especially, in the area of oil and gas
He enthusesd that the governor is not a person who would start a project and abandon, informing that the contract of the Central Engineering Workshop has been awarded and construction would commence on immediately.
According to the VC, among the needs of the varsity includes completion of the abandoned projects on the campus, provision of facilities for Computer Based Tests (CBT), increase and prompt release of monthly subvention and others.
Governor Akeredolu while thanking the people for their large turn out reminded them that he ìs one of them and assuring them of benefits of his administration with their support
“I know that if you benefit from the remaining of this term, you will support me to continue another term,” he said.
He paid tribute to late former governor of the state, Dr. Olusegun Agagu who he said had good intentions for the people of the South and entire Ondo State.
The Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, Ondo State APC Chairman, Engineer Ade Adetimehin, OSUSTECH senior staff. Top political leaders in the area and traditional rulers were in attendance at the ceremony.