In a bid to put the institution back to the path of accelerated development, the newly appointed governing council of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa has held her inaugural meeting on August, 6 2020.
The meeting which was held at the Art and Design Conference Room had in attendance the Governing board Chairman, Dr. S.O. Ogundiran and other members of the council where they all promised to perform their duties within the ambits of the law.
OYOMIND.COM.NG recalled that Governor Seyi Makinde on July 7th, 2020 announced the appointment of governing boards of some state-owned institution on the state, Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic Inclusive.
In a statement made available to our correspondent, the Council Chairman expressed gratitude at the historic meeting since the expiration of the erstwhile council in May 2019. A meeting which also had in attendance the representatives of the three staff unions, and the Students Union body.
According to Ogundiran, the unanimous decision made at the meeting was to speedily look into as well as implement where necessary, the content of the whitepaper report as approved and directed by the Oyo State Government.
“I will like to enjoin us all to contribute our quotas in formulating meaningful policies that will bring growth and development to the Institution as well as unique transformation to the state’s educational sector.
“The Council promised to perform the tasks before it within the ambits of the law establishing the institution. It also affirmed its decision to work with all stakeholders, that is, students, staff, Management, and the host community.
“The major decisions reached at the meeting revolved around ensuring that non-accredited programmes of the institution are accredited, students are mobilized for NYSC exercise, substantive principal officers are appointed in accordance with due process, and the demands/requests of the Staff Unions and Student Union are looked into accordingly” he said.
Following the Inaugural Meeting was a meeting held by the Chairman, Governing Council with the Joint Action Committee (JAC), led by the State Chairman. Comrade Oyewumi. Dr. Ogundiran conveyed the decisions of the Council to the Committee.
In response, Comrade Oyewumi reaffirms the Committee’s resolve to work with the Council to ensure the institution reaps the benefits of good policies and leadership with the wherewithal to ensure uninterrupted academic calendar as well as proffer solutions to the lingering problems of the institution.
He also charged the Council to bring into effect the NBTE Scheme of service.
In attendance also were the Director of Higher Education, Oyo State Ministry of Education, Mr. Akanji, and a representative of the Ministry of Finance. It was indeed a peaceful and very successful maiden meeting of the present Council.