The buildings were received on behalf of the State Government by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olalekan Alli.
Also present were the Pro-Chancellor of TechU, Ibadan, Professor Oladapo Afolabi; Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Adeniyi Olowofela; his Finance and Information, Culture and Tourism counterparts, Mr. Abimbola Adekanmbi, Commissioner for, Mr. Toye Arulogun respectively and other top government functionaries.
Alli while receiving the project documents on Thursday at the Permanent Site of the institution, assured that the state will embark on additional developments on the two hundred-hectare university, adding that adequate security would be provided around the vicinity of the institution and the state as a whole.
The SSG who appreciated the CBN for its intervention in TechU, Oyo state, assured that the buildings donated would be put to adequate use by the university authorities.
“We appreciate the efforts of the Apex bank to support and develop our education sector.
“The CBN has showed that education is key to the development of country. We say thank you to the management and the entire staff of the bank for this gesture and assure that the building will be adequately put to use immediately”, he said.
Alli noted that the State Government was committed to the establishment of TechU as part of its transformation of the education sector in the state, and consequently expressed the firm belief that the first set of students will matriculate in September 2017.
The CBN Branch Controller, Lagos Branch, Mr. Omebere Iyari in his remarks commended the State Government for the initiative of TechU, Ibadan, saying that the unique institution will revolutionize technical skills development and education in the country.
He explained that the intervention had shown that CBN was beyond monetary and fiscal policies, stressing that the Apex bank had a lot of intervention in education, agriculture and other sectors of the economy. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>