Acting Rector Has Performed, Will Do More – LASPOTECH

Kunle Adelabu -Institution release achievements in last 2 months The management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) has described the performances of the acting Rector, Mr Olumide Metilelu, as wonderful, while also assuring staff of the institution and the general public that he will do more in the remaining month of his acting tenure. Metilelu assumed office on June 1, 2020, and according to the term of appointment, will be acting in that capacity for three months in the first instance. In a release signed by the institution’s Director of…

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COVID – 19: LASG Decontaminates Public Schools Ahead Of Partial Resumption

Wale Jagun Ahead of the partial resumption by terminal students, the Lagos State Government has intensified the periodic fumigation/decontamination of all public secondary schools. In a release on Saturday by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Mrs. Aderonke Odeneye, it was stated that majority of the public secondary schools in the six educational districts have been reached. While adding that the exercise was part of the resumption protocol/guidelines for the secondary schools in the State, Odeneye emphasised that Lagos has continued to adopt measures to ensure that the spread…

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SS3, TEC3 Students In Lagos To Resume August 3 – Education Commissioner

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Government has directed all the Senior School 3 (SS3) and Technical Study Three (TEC3), students in both day and boarding schools in the state to resume on Monday, August 3, 2020. The directive was in line with the Federal Government’s pronouncement, directing students in exit classes across the country to resume on Tuesday, 4th of August, 2020 for revision classes ahead of their forthcoming examinations. The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Alausa, Ikeja, stated that this is…

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Prof. Ninalowo, Prince Ogunlewe, Dr Ajifowoke Appointed Into LASU, LASPOTECH, AOCOED Governing Councils

Kunle Adelabu  The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu has appointed three illustrious Ikorodu sons into the Governing Councils of three out of the four State-owned tertiary institutions. Sanwo – Olu, on Wednesday (yesterday), approved the appointment of Chairmen and members of Governing Council for the four tertiary institutions in the state. The institutions are Lagos State University (LASU), Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) and Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED). Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo, a Professor of Sociology and member of…

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Sanwo-Olu Approves New Governing Councils For Lagos Tertiary Institutions

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday approved the appointment of Chairmen and Governing Council members for the four State-owned Tertiary Institutions. The institutions are: Lagos State University (LASU), Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Lagos State Polytechnic LASPOTECH) and Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED). In a statement signed by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri- Okunola, the Governor said the tenure of Office of the newly appointed Governing Council members would take effect from 1st August 2020, following the expiration of the…

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We Are Working Towards Self Sustenance For LASU – Prof Fagbohun

Wale Jagun  The Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, NPOM, has vowed to leave the institution in a healthier financial state than he met it when he assumed office.  Fagbohun, the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the foremost state university, whose 5-year tenure will lapse in January 2021, gave the assurance on Tuesday, 7th July, 2020, when the LASU Financial Sustainability Committee submitted its report to him at the Vice Chancellor ‘s Conference Room, Senate Building, Main Campus, Ojo.  While commending the Committee, under the Chairmanship of Prof.…

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Lagos Kicks Off Jobs Initiative For Youths

The Lagos State Government has kicked off the ‘Jobs Initiative Lagos’ programme for youths in eight Lagos-based tertiary institutions. The programme was designed as a complementary training for students in final and penultimate year in entrepreneurship, employability and basic digital skills required for the workplace. A statement issued today by the Office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, noted that the essence of the programme is to fill the documented gaps in the current curriculum that is essential in the employment market and enhances…

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Lagos Announces Partial Re-Opening Of Schools

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government, on Friday announced August 3, 2020 for re-opening of schools in the state for JSS 3, SSS 3 and other students in exiting classes. The Governor of Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, making the announcement at a media briefing, said the resumption is for those in transitional classes. He said the decision was taken after a meeting with stakeholders in the education sector. “We just finished a very long meeting with various stakeholders in the education sector. That is what has kept us for…

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LASPOTECH Visitation Panel Submits Report, CONTISS – 15 Migration, Infrastructural Decay Top Findings

Kunle Adelabu The Visitation Panel constituted last year to look into the crises that have been rocking the Lagos State Polytechnic by the Governor of Lagos State/Visitor to the institution, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has submitted its report. Top on the Panel’s findings, THE IMPACT gathered is CONTISS – 15 Migration which was the main issue that caused the lingering conflict between the management of the Lagos State Polytechnic and the staff (Unions). The Special Adviser to the Governor on Education (SAE), Mr Tokunbo Wahab, received the report of…

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Former Minister Wants Oriwu College Ex Students Names Collated, Calls For Capable Replacement For Outgoing Principal

Kunle Adelabu The former Minister of Works of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and former student of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College, Senator (Otunba) Adeseye Kingsley Ogunlewe, has called for the documentation of names and other information of all the students that have passed out of the college for the purpose of assigning serial numbers. According to Senator Ogunlewe, conducting the process would help in tracking the former students and engage them towards the development of the premier college. The former Minister also called on stakeholders to…

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