Ogun tasks governing councils on cost-saving, funding of varsities, polys


The Ogun State government has tasked all governing councils of state-owned tertiary institutions to stay away from actions and decisions that could undermine the solvency of universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the state.

Stating this on Thursday was state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Abayomi Arigbabu, at the opening of a two-day workshop in Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye.

Arigbagbu said members of governing councils are supposed to save costs and equally attract funds to their respective institutions.

The workshop, with the theme: “Governing Councils of Higher Educational Institutions: Concept, Roles, Relevance…

Source: Nigerian Tribune