LASPOTECH now Lagos State University of Science and Technology

Sanwoolu Speaking after receiving the clearance from NUC

Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, Ikorodu has been upgraded to Lagos State University of Technology.

This is after the National Universities Commission,NUC, today granted the proposal of the state government to establish two additional State universities in Lagos.

There are Lagos State University of Science and Technology, and Lagos State University of Education.

Governor Sanwoolu had noted that LASPOTECH would be the campus of Lagos State University of Science and Technology.

He was given the certificate of clearance from NUC, at an event today.

Meanwhile, the Rector of LASPOTECH, Dr. Oluremi Olaleye has expressed appreciation to the governor for the feat.

“Lagosians are happy because the gesture will put Lagos on the global map of educational development, not minding the resources the governor has been putting in over the years. The workers and students of the polytechnic appreciate Mr. Governor and also the Special Adviser on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, for delivering this project. Wahab didn’t do it officially; he did it passionately as if his life depended on it. We thank him and we are sure his name has been written in gold. History will continue to remember them for this wonderful development they have brought to the state”, the Rector said.

He also thanked the state Assembly Speaker, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa and the Chairman, House Committee on Education, Owolabi Ajayi, for their foresight and steadfastness in ensuring the passage of the bill.

Governor Sanwo-Olu had assented to the bills passed by the House of Assembly converting LASPOTECH to Lagos State University of Science and Technology, while Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOD) and Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCOPED) were merged to become Lagos State University of Education.

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