The Governing Council of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has approved resumption of academic activities with effect from September 15, 2017.
The Registrar and Secretary to Council, Jacob A. Agboola, in a statement said “students of the University are expected to return to school on September 25, 2017, while full academic activities, will announce, shall commence immediately after the Independence anniversary holiday”.
The Council commended the Governors of Oyo and Osun States, Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi and Mr Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola respectively, ” for agreeing to support the University with necessary funds to enable the University to return to its normal work schedule and reinvigorate its latent capacities for accelerated and sustainable growth and development” .
The statement added that the Council also appreciated all stakeholders for their understanding and support while the crisis lasted since last year.
Council further appealed to students, staff, parents as well as the general public to demonstrate greater faith and dedication to the well being of the institution, as better days lie ahead of it.
“Concerted efforts should, therefore, be geared towards ensuring that nothing is allowed to disrupt the normal work of the University again”, the statement added.