The Lagos State government has upgraded Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED)to a university.
The change of the Institution’s status was announced in a statement signed by the Chairman, House Committee on Education (Tertiary Institutions), Hon. Ajani Owolabi.
The statement was titled, ‘Second allocated day for a report of the Committee on Education (Tertiary Institutions) on a Bill for a Law to provide for the establishment of The University of Education, Lagos, (UNEDLAG) and for connected purposes.’
It read in part, “You would recall that the House at its Plenary Session of Thursday, 1st July 2021, considered the report of the Committee on Education on “the University of Education, Lagos Bill, 2021” after which a second allotted day was given to the Committee to resolve the grey areas observed by the House.
“Consequently, the committee met and recommends as follows: “The definition of ‘UNEDLAG’ be deleted and replaced with “LASUED’ to mean ‘Lagos State University of Education.
“Clause 39 (1) be redrafted to read: “The University shall operate a multi-campus system with the Main Campus in Adenran Ogunsanya, Otto/Ijanikin and its Annex at Micheal Otedola, Noforija, Epe and any other locations as may be determined by the Visitors or Council from time to time.
“The committee expresses its gratitude to Mr Speaker and Members for the opportunity given it to carry out this assignment. We also appreciate the Acting Clerk of the House and the Secretariat for the support at ensuring the timely completion of the report.”