Foundation converts Akintola’s country home to resource centre


Late Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola

The Samuel Ladoke Akintola Foundation says it will convert a part of the Ogbomoso country home of the late Premier of Western Region into a resource centre for academic research.

Mr Yemi Adedokun, the Coordinator of the foundation, made the disclosure at a news conference and facility tour held in Ogbomoso on Thursday.

“The children of the late Akintola have resolved to restructure the facility for public use,’’ he said.

Adedokun said Dr Bimbo Akintola and other members of the family were committed to ensuring that the resource centre met international standards with its e-library and recreation centre among others.

“We are already working on the library with over 5,000 books found in the late Premier’s library. Work has commenced in fixing the Olympic size swimming pool.

“We are also working on other amenities to meet the real…

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