Just In: Ladokites React As LAUTECH Announce New Date for Her Convocation Ceremony(See details)

It a mixed feeling across the globe as the pandemic covid-19 outbreak continue to surge. In the light of this, Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology Ogbomosho 14th Convocation and 30th Anniversary have been affected.

It was reported that some of the students were yet to complete their examination especially 100level students before the Lockdown.

Vice chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Professor Olufisayo Ologunde, has commenced efforts at seeking development in academics and infrastructure from well-to-do individuals for the 30-year-old institution.

Speaking during a visit to the renowned structural engineer and alumnus of Leeds University, Engineer Aderemi Oseni in Lagos, at the weekend, Ologunde said the era of government being solely responsible for development and provision of everything was gone, making it incumbent on individual citizens to contribute their quotas.

Vice chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Professor Olufisayo Ologunde, has commenced efforts at seeking development in academics and infrastructure from well-to-do individuals for the 30-year-old institution.

Speaking during a visit to the renowned structural engineer and alumnus of Leeds University, Engineer Aderemi Oseni in Lagos, at the weekend, Ologunde said the era of government being solely responsible for development and provision of everything was gone, making it incumbent on individual citizens to contribute their quotas.

Leading the university team of chairman, Institutional Development and Endowment Fund Committee, Dr Saheed Adetumbi Ige, and public relations officer, Mr Olalekan Fadeyi on the trip, he explained that individuals should begin to write their own epitaph for posterity, so that their good deeds to their communities could be properly documented.

Speaking to Oseni, the vice chancellor stated that “LAUTECH would be 30 years old in April and we are planning both academic convocation for the award of degrees and endowment convocation to harvest benefactors of the university, whom we plan to have a ‘Hall of Fame’ and position them properly as eminent partners.”

In his response, Oseni said such an enterprise was worthy and long overdue in Nigerian universities, saying “we should begin to contribute to the efforts of our institutions in such a way that no matter how little we have, the progress of our citadels of learning becomes paramount to us.”

He promised to assist LAUTECH, both from the short and long terms angle.

Thousands of Ladokites have reacted angrily as the new convocation date is yet to be approved but an insider reveal that it might be organised immediately normal academic activities resume.

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