Youths in Igbeti, a town in Oyo State, have called on the Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, to site the proposed Mini Campus of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, in the town.
The call was made made on Wednesday by a social group, the Igbeti Patriotic Youths, led by Comrade Abideen Owolabi, on behalf of the town.
It would be recalled that the Governor on Monday, while addressing students and stakeholders of the institution, hinted that LAUTECH will have multiple campuses in the nearest future.
In a letter signed by the the Publicity Secretary of the Igbeti Patriotic Youths, Oke Adedayor Stephen, the group highlighted the fact that the mini campus ought to be situated in the town because of its favourable environment
The letter read: “We write to commend and congratulate your Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde on your monumental achivement over the amicable resolution and acceptance of ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso by Oyo State Government.”
“Mr. Governor, you have demonstrated a high level of commitment, dedication, love and maturity towards ensuring that our dear state is progressing.”
“As a matter of fact, you are a progressive and ideological leader whose leadership style is worthy of emulation. We are not surprised with your selfless and developmental actions of which you have shown to us recently on the inauguration of Security Network Agency, code – named AMOTEKUN corps, which is now fully operational. Despite political differences, you objectively put into consideration the interest of the citizens of Oyo State.”
“However your actions have shown to Youths that you are not a leader that values his pocket but a leader who puts the interest of the people first.
“Conclusively, We want to implore and plead to you to make the location of LAUTECH mini Campus at Igbeti Olorunsogo local government, as it’s no longer news that Mini Campus would be moved to Oke Ogun area for the betterment and development of Oyo State. His Excellency, you are very aware that Igbeti is a very peaceful, accommodating , conducive with a lot of space.”
“We strongly believe that other materials needed to accomplish the building of the Mini Campus to Igbeti will definitely cost government less as people of Igbeti are so supportive.”
“Mr. Governor, Igbeti people will not forget your name in the book of history if you can do this.”