Oyetola Inaugurates University of Education, Ilesa Governing Council
Osun State governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola has officially inaugurated the governing council of the University of Education, Ilesa.
Inaugurating the council at the Osun State Secretariat, Abere, Governor Oyetola charged members to use their wealth of experience in ensuring that the institution rises above all levels.
He said, members of the governing council headed by former Minister of Health and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Isaac Adewole, were carefully selected because of their experiences and belief of the state government in their ability to deliver.
Governor Oyetola emphasized that converting the College of Education, Ilesa, to a university was a result of his administration’s determination to increase access to qualitative education.
Speaking on behalf of other members of the governing council, Chief Akinwale Akinola thanked Governor Oyetola for counting them worthy and promised that the council will deliver on the mandate given to them.
The inauguration of the governing council has put an end to the function of the implementation committee earlier inaugurated for the university by Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
The task before the pioneering governing council of the University of Education, Ilesa, Osun State amongst other things includes expansion of teaching scope, research, community services and producing graduates that can favourably compete with their counterparts across the globe.