A Member of Oyo State House of Assembly Representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju state constituency, Honourable Dele Adeola has requested that Governor Seyi Makinde locate a campus of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology University, LAUTECH in his Iseyin/Itesiwaju state constituency.
Honourable Adeola made this request yesterday during the presentation of the 2020 budget by Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde at the floor of the house.
He commended Seyi Makinde for reiterating his commitment in making Oke-Ogun an economic hub of Oyo State through his vision in agricultural revolution.
“As you know that Oke-Ogun is agrarian settlement and no meaningful breakthrough can be achieved on agricultural revolution in Oyo State without making sure that developmental projects are concentrated in the region”, said Adeola.
He called the attention of Seyi Makinde to speed up rehabilitation of rural roads where major farming activities are taken place.
“He however used the medium to demand for the location of a satellite campus of LAUTECH in Iseyin/Itesiwaju as it is very imperative for the region to have a research based institution that will aide new discovery in agricultural based activities.
“We give thanks to Almighty God for achieving sole ownership of LAUTECH as this will contribute immensely to the economic development of Oyo State and it will not be out of point if I tender a request to you on behalf of my constituency that a satellite campus of LAUTECH be located in Iseyin/Itesiwaju State Constituency. It is on this note, I request from Your Excellency that we need a campus that has to do with agric revolution and my constituency is more suitable for such”.
He further used the ocassion to call the attention of Governor Seyi Makinde on the need to strenghten checks and balances and render necessary support to the State House of Assembly while carrying out its oversight functions as provided in the constitution.