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Oyo state approves takeoff grant for the establishment of Iseyin campus of Lautech

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Tuesday, has approved the relocation and establishment of the College of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources of the Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) to Iseyin.

The governor, while speaking shortly after the 11th Executive Council meeting of 2021, held at the Exco Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, mandated the Ministry of Education and the management of LAUTECH to work with the community to ensure that land is provided for the establishment of the College.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that s take-off grant was also approved for the project.

Recall that Oyo state gained sole ownership of Lautech in November 2020 after months of meetings and deliberations with former sister owner of the institution, Osun state. The Governor had also revealed last January that the college of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources of the institution will be moved to Iseyin before the end of the year.

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