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Oyetola Attacks Makinde Over LAUTECH’s Backwardness


The Executive Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Friday implored his Oyo State counterpart, Governor Seyi Makinde not to incite workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and the people of his state against the government and people of Osun State.


Gov. Oyetola gave the warning while reacting to a statement credited to the Oyo state governor where he said that Osun state government is the one still behind in fulfilling its obligations in the university jointly owned by the two states.

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State. Photo: PM News
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State. Photo: PM News

Campusbiz gathered that Gov. Makinde, had while speaking on his 100 days in office on Thursday, accused Osun State government of not paying the salaries of workers of LAUTECH, adding that he will not mind if the school is divided to allow each of the owner-states to go on its own.


“If we have to split, then so be it, I won’t shy away from this divorce. LAUTECH is very important to Ogbomoso,” Makinde stated.


However, Oyetola while reacting, declared that Osun state government has been living up to its expectations and performing its responsibility as equal partner in the LAUTECH ownership..


The Osun State Governor in a statement signed by Supervisor, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa on Friday evening stated that the outburst by Makinde shown that the Oyo state governor needs proper briefing and extensive readings on LAUTECH.

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