The Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) has been upgraded to a status of a university, with the moniker Lagos State University of Education (LASUED).
Recall, that the call has been on for a while, however, the meeting by the House Committee on Education, (Tertiary Institutions) led by its chairman, Hon. Ajani Owolabi in July this year set the motion for the actualisation of the upgrade.
In a statement signed the Hon. Owolabi, on Wednesday, the chairman, Committee on Education, announced the change in status of one of Nigerian foremost College of Education to a varsity.
Part of the statement titled: “Second allocated day for report of the Committee on Education (Tertiary Institutions) on a Bill for a Law to provide for the establishment of The University of Education, Lagos, (UNEDLAG) and for connected purposes” read;
“You would recall that the House at its Plenary Session of Thursday, 1st July, 2021, considered the report of the Committee on Educabon on “the University of Education, Lagos Bill, 2021” after which a second allotted day was given to the Committee to resolve the grey areas observed by the House.
“Consequently, the Committee met and recommends as follows:
“(1) The definttion of ‘UNEDLAG’ be deleted and replaced wih “LASUED’ to mean ‘Lagos State University of Education”,
(2) Clause 39 (1) be redrafted to read; “The University shall operate a Multi-Campus system with the main Campus in Adenran Ogunsanya, Otto/Ijanikin and its Annex at Micheal Otedola, Noforija, Epe and any other locations as may be determined by the Visitors or Council from time to time.
The Committee expresses its gratitude to Mr. Speaker and Members for the opportunity given it to carry out thus assignment. We also appreciate the Acting Clerk of the House and the Secretariat for the support at ensuring the timely completion of the report.”Follow us on social media