A Bill to upgrade the state-owned Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUST) has been signed into law by the Ogun state Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
The governor who signed the bill during the state’s Executive Council meeting at the governor’s office in Abeokuta on Monday, said that the MKO university would operate a multi-campus system and is expected to boost science and technology in the state.
Amosun also signed into law the bill to establish the Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia in Yewa area of the state.
He commended the State House of Assembly for the speedy passage of the bills.
In an interview with newsmen after the occasion, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, said the House gave the bill accelerated passage because education is the priority of the government.
He noted that the establishment of the two institutions would create more jobs in the state.
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