Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has pledged the support of his administration for the smooth take-off of the Federal Polytechnic, Ayede, Ogbomoso, saying that, education is a top priority of his administration.
The governor, who stated this while receiving members of the Institution’s Governing Council, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, said that he was ready to approve the release of the Government Technical College, Ogbomoso as a temporary site for the take-off of the Institution.
Governor Makinde explained that education is one of the central pillars of his administration and that he has done a lot for the sector.
He assured the Governing Council that the government would deploy the State Security outfit, Amotekun Corps to ensure the school operates in a safe and secure environment while it will also engage with federal agencies on the issue of security.
Earlier, the pioneer Chairman of the Council, Federal Polytechnic, Ayede, Professor Dakas James said following the establishment of the Federal Polytechnic, Ayede the management of the Institution has been working assiduously to ensure its take-off.
He noted that the governor was the chief facilitator of the establishment of the Institution which remains one of the outstanding landmark achievements of his administration.
He equally sought the assistance of the state to put necessary facilities in Ayede Community for the easy take-off of the Institution.