The Executive Governor of Osun state, His Excellence, Adegboyega Oyetola has set up an 11-man committee for the actualization of the College Of Education,COE,Ilesa to a full fledged State University.
The 11-man committee,under the Chairmanship of the formost educationist,Prof.Olu Aina ,is expected to among other things develop academic brief and physical master plans for the new University.
The information was contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Oyetola,Mr. Ismail Omipidan, said the governor noted that the Committee , which would be formally inaugurated soon, will also engaged the state legislative body of the state, towards the enactment of the establishing the new University and the National University Commission,NUC,to affiliate speedy approval.
Members of the Committee according to the statement signed include.
former Vice Chancellor Of Osun state University,Prof.Labo Popoola
a former Vice Chancellor Of Tai Solarin University of Education,Prof.Yemisi Obilade
a former Lead City University, Ibadan VC,P Prof.Jide Owoeye
a former Health Minister,Prof.Isaac Adewole
Other members of the Committee are
Associate Prof.Wasiu Oyedokun,Chief of staff to the state governor,Dr Deji Akinola,Osun state Commissioner for Education,Folorunso Bamisayemi, Anthony General And Commissioner for Justice,Femi Akande,Osun Finance Commissioner,Bola Oyebamiji.