By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has inaugurated a 12-man Governing Council, for the effective take-off of the newly relocated Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia.
Speaking immediately after the inauguration, which took place at the Governor’s Office Conference Hall, Amosun charged the Council, chaired by Ambassador Adesola Isiaka Abolurin, to keep the flag flying and be up to the task.
The Governor said, “our administration know the importance of education and that is why when we came on board, we took it as priority and we made it free at the primary and secondary sector, while we subsidized our tertiary education”.
Speaking on the newly inaugurated Council, the Governor noted that its members have been found worthy and that was why they have been appointed as the pioneer Governing Council, to see to the affairs of the institution.
In his remarks, the Chairman of the council, Ambassador Abolurin promised to bring on board expertise and great knowledge for effective running of the institution.
He pledged the council’s loyalty to achieve the set goal, calling on all stakeholders to join hands to strengthen the institution to become a great citadel of knowledge.
Speaking with pressmen at the inauguration, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Samson Odedina, assured that the leadership of the institution was ready for smooth take off.
Members of the council include; Prof. Olurin Kayode, Mr. Adegbite Idowu, Mr. Idowu Olaoluwa, Mrs. Moji Bobade, Mr. Akin Orebiyi.
Others are Dr. Odedeji Adeoye, Mr. Ogunsipe Phillips, Mr. David Aninkan, Mr. Emmanuel Adeleye and Mr. Olatunbosun Ayoade.