Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, mentioned on Wednesday that his administration had within the final seven years expended over N45 billion on tertiary establishments within the state.
He made the disclosure in Ibadan through the inauguration of the newly-constructed Oba Akinbiyi Mannequin College II, Mokola, constructed by his administration.
Information Company of Nigeria(NAN) stories that the Governor additionally inaugurated the constructed Efunsetan-New Storage highway (now Lam Adesina highway) and three.6km Ijokodo-Apete highway (now Amb. Olu Saanu highway).
The Governor mentioned that his administration spent greater than N6 billion on the establishments yearly, including the trouble was to make sure entry to high quality and reasonably priced tertiary schooling.
“It’s a part of our transformation effort that led to the institution of the primary Technical College in Ibadan.
“I am proud to tell you that the Technical University ranked among the best in Nigeria today,” he mentioned.
Ajimobi mentioned that his administration had launched into the development of world class studying infrastructure throughout the state to fill the hole of infrastructural decay in schooling.
He mentioned that the inauguration of the mannequin college was one other achievement of the administration’s electioneering guarantees to the individuals, describing it as one in all its intervention towards instructional growth.
In accordance with him, “we now have constructed three fashions faculties, two in Ibadan and one in Saki.
“We’ve renovated classroom blocks in 100 faculties throughout the state.
“We’ve by means of the State Training Belief Fund carried out renovation works in 40 faculties.
Ajimobi mentioned that the best innovation of his administration was the introduction of College Governing Board (SGB) which allowed the participation of scholars, previous college students and different related stakeholders within the administration of secondary faculties.
He mentioned that the SGBs within the state had since inauguration attracted initiatives price N8 billion for faculties within the state whereas authorities had additionally expended near N7 billion as intervention.
Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, the State Commissioner for Training, Science and Know-how, mentioned that no authorities had because the late Chief Bola Ige administration, invested at school infrastructure like the current.
He mentioned that the trouble of the current administration earned Ibadan an award as one in all UNESCO world studying cities including that the award can be offered to the state in October.
“This administration has constructed three mannequin faculties. It’s a pity that the administration won’t be able to inaugurate one other 48 Ajumose mannequin faculties constructed by means of SUBEB till its expiration,’’ he mentioned.
Earlier, Mrs Bukola Oduwole, the Principal of the college, expressed deep appreciation to the governor on the newly-constructed college.
She mentioned that the brand new infrastructure would little question impart positively on the scholars, saying infrastructure had lots to do in instructional growth and commonplace.
Oduwole promised that the administration and college students of the college would make considered use of the newly inaugurated infrastructure.
NAN stories that the governor additionally led his deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo, members of the state govt council, state APC executives and supporters to the inauguration of some highway initiatives.