LAUTECH: Oyetola, Makinde Set up 10-Man Committee


There seems to be an end in sight to the crisis rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, jointly owned by Oyo and Osun states as the two governors met in Abuja on Wednesday to discuss the way forward.

According to the governor who made this known on his Twitter page, the meeting which was brokered by the institution’s Governing Council Chairman, Professor Oladapo Afolabi, was held in Abuja on Wednesday.

At the meeting, the two governors agreed that a 10-man committee drawn from both states be set up to further analyse the issues and come up with various options that would finally lay the matter to rest.

Earlier, Governor Seyi Makinde lamented the deplorable condition of the institution and promised to restore the institution’s lost glory.

Makinde said in resolving the protracted crisis in the school, he would not mind a divorce with Osun State if the marriage is not working

The institution, jointly owned by Oyo and Osun States, has been enmeshed in crisis over inadequate funding.