The National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, has condemned the immediate past governor of Ogun State, senator Ibikunle Amosun over the state of education under his adminstration
prince Dapo Abiodun for returning Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, MAPOLY, to its status quo.
They also commended the Ogun State governor, prince Dapo Abiodun for returning Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, MAPOLY, to its status quo.
The students who disclosed this during a press conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State vowed to support the state government towards sustaining the growth and progress in the education sector.
''The previous administration led by Senator Ibikunle Amosun plunged the education of the state into numerous crises the governor also refused to pay bursary to the indigenous Students of Ogun State''
In an interview with the president of the association, Saka Azeez Abidemi commended the government for rescuing MAPOLY from the academic crisis it faced for over two years.
''we want to commend the government for declaring a state of emergency in the education sector and for resustaining Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital from losing its accreditation and setting up a visitation panel to resolve the prolonged crisis dealing with Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu Ijebu''
"We applaud the giant stride of His excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun towards rescuing Ogun state education from the shambles done to it by the immediate past administration of Sen. Ibikunle Amosun.
"Declaring a state of emergency in the education sector is a move that deserves commendation.
"We therefore commend some giant strides already embarked upon by the government amongst which are: The return of MAPOLY to status quo ante after about two years of no direction and ensuring that Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, OOUTH does not lose its age-long accreditation. We also commend the Governor for setting up a visitation panel on TASCE in order a lasting solution to the prolonged crises bedeviling the institution". The statement reads.
The president called on the government to look into its demands which the previous government has failed to meet up with.
According to them, the former governor has failed in the area of payment of bursary to indigenous students, disbursement of scholarship to deserving indigenous students across the federation and supporting the skill acquisition programme of the association.
''We want to urge the State governor to correct the errors and do the needful for Ogun State Students''
He then called on all members and stakeholders of the association to support the government towards achieving the agenda of Building Our Future Together.