Oyo State government is to rename the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso to Ladoke Akintola University, (LAU).
Attorney -General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo (SAN ) announced this to journalists in Ibadan on Tuesday.
Oyelowo, who spoke shortly after the weekly state executive council meeting said the move was to make the university become a conventional university.
He said that the state government will forward a bill tagged: “Ladoke Akintola University LAU” amendment bill to the state House of Assembly to effect the change.
Oyelowo added that this was done to accommodate courses like Law, Humanities among others.
The briefing was attended by Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun and Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr Abdulraham Abdulraheem.