MAPOLY upgraded to a University

On Tuesday, the Ogun State House of Assembly passed a bill upgrading Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) to a University of Science and Technology.
The bill titled “A Bill for a Law to provide for the establishment of Moshood Abiola University of Science and Tecnology and for matters of administration and discipline of students connected therewith” was endorsed by majority leader Adeyinka Mafe, minority leader Olawale Alausa, chairman house committee on education, science and technology Victor Fasanya and Adejuwon Olofowobi.

Mr Victory Fasanya while presenting the reports of the committee said that a stakeholder forum was held and their inputs were used. The bill he said is historic and would encourage indigenes to venture in science and technology.

We need to encourage our people to go into science and technology so that we have entrepreneurs like they do in other advanced countries.

The university will have two deputy Vice Chancellors, academic and administration, while the Registrar should be the Secretary of the Governing Council.

“The compulsory retirement age of academic staff of the university shall be 65 years except for persons on professorial cadre which shall be 70 years, ” he said.

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