ABEOKUTA-Not fewer than 10 members Governing Council has been instated by the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to take-off the affairs and commencement of academic session of the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), Abeokuta.
The Inauguration which took place at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the Governor urged the Governing Council to take full responsibility and ensure effective and efficient running of both Academic and Moral Affairs of the newly established Institution.
“The University was expected to take-off with the already existing structure of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, while the polytechnic now has its structure at Ipokia Local Government Area of the State, as ‘’Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia’’, the Governor said.
“I’m happy with the calibre of people in the Council, we don’t just appoint anybody, the ten- member council has special qualities in them’’, the Governor expresses with 100 percentage optimism.
The Governor further disclosed that the Institution has been approved and accredited for commencement of academic programmes by the National University Commission
He also noted that the master plans to achieve greater heights for both the Students and the Institution Administrators are already on ground.
Also speaking after the inauguration, the Chairman of the Council and Pro Chancellor of Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Mr. Oye Hassan Odukale, further vowed to take up the challenge, adding that he is fully ready to get the best out of the new Institution.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Akinwale Coker, also said the Council would involve professionals and project the institution to the entire world.
Other members of the Council include; Prof. Adeoye Akinsanya, Chief Wale Taiwo, Prof. Najeem Adesola Babarinde, Arc. Ibukun Sonola, Mrs. Bunmi Oke, Engr. Segun Adeleye, Bldr. Dapo Adesega and Ms. Amina Oyagbola.