Education

OYHA Seeks Overhaul of Technical Colleges

Legislators in the Oyo State House of Assembly, OYHA, want Governor Seyi Makinde to urgently consider the overhauling of the seven technical colleges across the state to make them run effectively.

This followed a motion on the need to improve technical and vocational education to enhance youth empowerment, brought to the House by a member representing Afijio State constituency, Mr Seyi Adisa.

Presenting the motion, Mr Adisa urged the executive through the Ministry of Education to urgently constitute a board of technical education and release funds to them to enable them equip school’s workshops to facilitate effective learning. 

Commenting, chairman, House Committee on Education, Mr Oluwafemi Fowokanmi and Mr Jacob Bamgboye asked the executive to consider given special consideration to graduates of technical schools during employment to reduce criminality among young school leavers. 

In a resolution, Speaker of the House, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin mandated the House Committee on Education to liase with the executive to know the state of technical colleges across the state and report back to the house later this month.

Mosope Kehinde

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