Oyo Govt to train management of State-owned Tertiary Institutions

The Oyo State Government has revealed that the management staff of Oyo State-owned tertiary institutions will undergo special training to ensure that all its citizens have access to quality education.

The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye stated this today at a seminar convened for the governing council members and management staff of state-owned tertiary institutions. He went on to reiterate the government’s commitment to providing quality education to all its citizens.

“The present administration in Oyo state under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde is fully committed to the provision of qualitative education in the state. We know education is the bedrock of development, so we are putting our best into it,” the commissioner said.

He pointed out the State Government’s readiness to make economic growth and global competitiveness through qualitative education in tertiary institutions a priority.

In his words: “the goal of tertiary education include; advancing economic growth and global competitiveness through provision of accessible, relevant, and highly qualitative education in our tertiary institutions and constantly attracting developing and graduating competent, knowledgeable and talented individuals”.

He also said the Oyo State Government is aware of the unique way tertiary institutions help in the overall bid to develop human and non-human resources.

“Without mincing words, I would like to reiterate that investment in human capital development is the best and most rewarding in life. It is also worthy of note that no amount of money spent on education is wasted.”

“Education is and remains the best legacy and the only bedrock for the development of any nation.”

Barr. Olaleye praised the current Oyo State administration for its unrelenting focus to provide quality education at all levels despite the economic situation of the country.

He rounded up his statement by calling on stakeholders in the educational sector to move with trends so they could achieve the state’s goal of delivering quality education. He also called for a stronger relationship between the governing councils and the management of tertiary institutions in the state.

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