Makinde Slashes LAUTECH Tuition Fees
Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, has announced the 25 per cent reduction in the tuition fees payable by students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).
The governor, who made the announcement during an unscheduled visit to the institution in Ogbomoso, said that the reduction would cut across all students irrespective of their statuses.
Correspondent Kunle Ojo reports the Governor who was in Ogbomosho to commission some projects to commemorate his second term in office stated that he was happy to fulfil the promise of securing the sole ownership of LAUTECH for Oyo State.
Also at the Ladoke Akintola Teaching Hospital, the Governor said that his administration would construct a befitting flyover in Ogbomoso.
He also reassured the re-engaged 170 staff of the Teaching Hospital who were relieved of their employment by the previous administration.
In their separate remarks, the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Oladimeji Opadijo and the Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr. Bashir Bello commended the Governor for being committed to the four pillars of his administration adding that the commissioning of the new facility will further improve quality of life for residents of the state.