KWHA urges Kwara State Government to implement various reports on
College Of Education Oro to salvage the Institution from collapse
The Kwara State Government has been urged to implement various reports
on the State owned Colleges of Education Oro with a view to salvaging
the institution from the of verge of collapse.
This is part of
the resolutions of the state House of Assembly while considering a
Motion Without Notice raised by a member representing Irepodun
Constituency Hon. Matthew Babaoye.
Reading the resolutions of the House, the Deputy Speaker Elder
Matthew Okedare who presided over the sitting said the implementation of
the reports of the various committees on the institution would go a
long way in addressing the myraid of problems confronting the
The House equally enjoined the State Government
to as a matter of urgency intervene in the payment of salary arrears
owned the Staff with a view to keeping the College alive.
Hon. Babaoye had while raising the motion observed among other things
that the institution which was the first to be established by the State
Government in 1976 as an Advance Teacher's College had in no small
measure s turned out products that are contributing meaningful to the
education and socio-economic emancipation of the State, Stressing that
staffers of the College had not been paid for 12months thereby making
them vulnerable to untold hardship.
Other members who
contributed on the motion identified among other things mismanagement,
policy somersault and urged Government to intervene in salvaging the
institution from labyrinth of collapse.
Equally the House urged
the State Governor Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed to direct and make money
available to relevant agency to grade the 32km Bani-Igbeti road to
ease vehicular movement on the road.