LASG Renews Pledge To Fix Defective Structures In Public Schools

Amidst the COVID-19 scourge ravaging the world and consequently affecting every sphere of human lives including the education sector, the Lagos State Government has renewed its commitment to addressing the decay in public schools infrastructure by directing all contractors to return to the sites. The Chairman of the Special Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools, Mr. Hakeem Smith, disclosed this at a strategic meeting with the technical team, stressing that all the contractors on public school projects must quickly commence work in order to deliver within an appreciable time frame.…

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Ikorodu LGEA Education Secretaryship Seat: How Jamiu Amusa Clinched Position After Protracted Struggle

Kunle Adelabu Finally, a new Education Secretary (ES) has resumed duty to oversee the affairs of the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) in Ikorodu division after about six months of protracted struggle among political leaders on who take charge of the institution that oversee the affairs of primary education system in the division. Mr Amusa Afolabi, a former Principal, recently took over the administration of the LGEA from Dr Olumide Fasakin, the Head of Human Resource & Administration, who has been directing the affairs of the education authority in acting…

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LASPOTECH Invents Ventilator, Human Disinfection, Other Machines To Fight COVID – 19

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Polytechnic, one of the foremost institution of technology in Nigeria, has developed four important equipment to help in fighting against the ravaging novel Coronavirus pandemic. Immediate past Rector of the school, Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, while leading pressmen to inspect the machines, stated that the inventions, which are the initiative of the Mechanical Department of the institution, are the school’s contributions to the collective fight against CVD – 19 pandemic. The invented machines – Sensor Control Hand Washing Machine, Mechanical Ventilator, Foot Pedal Hand Washing…

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LASPOTECH Confirms Metilelu’s Appointment As Acting Rector

Jare Babatunde The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) authority has finally confirmed the appointment of Mr Olumide Metilelu as acting Rector of the institution following the expiration of Mr Samuel Sogunro’s tenure on Friday, May 29, 2020. He was the former Deputy Rector (Academics) under the immediate past Rector. THE IMPACT first published the news of his appointment yesterday afternoon. The Office of the Special Adviser on Education (OSAE) had in a release yesterday signed by Omolase Yejide, its Public Affairs Officer, confirmed the appointment. According to a release signed by…

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Parents Should Ensure Children Keep Learning At Home – Dr Ibikunle

Kunle Adelabu Dr Saheed Ibikunle, Permanent Board Member, Lagos State Basic Education Board (LSUBEB), has urged parents to ensure that their children/wards who have been away from schools for over two months due to the lockdown ordered by the government to curtail the spread of COOVID – 19, keep learning at home. The academic cum politician, while stating that parents and children should endeavor to take the advantage of the ‘Classroom at home’ initiative created by LSUBEB on Television, radio and online platforms, said that parents and their wards should…

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Breaking: Metilelu Steps In As LASPOTECH’s 11th Rector

Kunle Adelabu Mr Olumide Metilelu has been appointed as the new acting Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic after the expiration of the tenure of Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro today. Metilelu, until his appointment, was the Deputy Rector (Academics) of the institution. He will lead the affairs of the institution for three months after which the state government would announce a substantive candidate  for the position. THE IMPACT gathered that his appointment was ratified during a meeting in Alausa earlier today. The government is also expected to constitute the Governing…

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Sogunro Exits As 10th LASPOTECH Rector

Kunle Adelabu After five-year tenure as the 10th Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) , Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro will today, Friday, May 29,leave office to pave way for a  new Rector  to assume the exalted position. His tenure was clouded with several crises and clashes with the three unions in the institution – Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnic (SSANIP) and Non- Academic Staff Union (NASU), particularly over the issue of the controversial CONTISS 15 Salary Migration Scheme. Rather than abate after…

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Photos: LASPOTECH Supports Fight Against COVID – 19 With Innovations

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Polytechnic, one of the foremost institution of technology in Nigeria, has developed four important equipment to help fight against the ravaging novel Coronavirus pandemic. The machines were presented to selected pressmen at the Ikorodu main campus of  the institution on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Rector of the institution, Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, conducted the pressmen round the four machines. The machines are Sensor Control Hand Washing Machine, Mechanical Ventilator, Foot Pedal Hand Washing Machine and Human Disinfection/Sanitizing Booth.…

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Fakolade Led Ikorodu NUT Marks 3 Year Anniversary, Rolls Out achievements

Kunle Adelabu Safe for the government directive preventing social gathering, the executive council of the Nigeria union of Teachers NUT), Ikorodu chapter, led by Comrade Oluwafemi Fakolade, JP, would have rolled out the drums to celebrate its 3rd year anniversary which has been nothing but remarkable in terms of performances. However, as a way of marking the auspicious occasion with modesty, Comrade Fakolade has unveiled the achievements of the administration which has been impacting positively on the union, teachers and Ikorodu community in general. On Monday, May 25, 2020, the…

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Race For LASPOTECH Rectorship Position: Uncertainties As Sogunro’s Tenure Ends In Few Days

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun Despite that it is less than a week to the end of the 5-year tenure of the current Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, there are still much uncertainties regarding who takes over from him and what the state government intends to do when his term ends. For several months, there have been so much politicking, petition writing and maneuvering as many interests within and outside the institution are doing everything to ensure that their own candidate takes over the…

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