The latest Webometrics ranking of world universities has rated the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, as the best State-owned University in Nigeria.
The University is also listed as number 12 out of 260 universities in Nigeria and 2,847th in the world.
The ranking by Webometrics confirms the recent announcement by AD Scientifics of Turkey which rated LAUTECH as the 11th best university in Nigeria, number one state university and the best University of Technology in Nigeria, and 74th in Africa.
Webometrics ranks the Oyo State-owned institution 9,467th on Impact, 1,430th on Openness and 3,054th on Excellence.
Commenting on the ranking, the Acting vice-chancellor of LAUTECH, Professor Mojeed Olaide Liasu, says the rating is good news and confirms that the university is not resting on its oars.