Gov Oyetola upgrades Ilesa College to University

NEWS DIGEST – The Osun State Governor, Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola has announced the upgrade of the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa to a full-fledged University.

The governor made this announcement on Thursday 31st of March in Ilesa, the hometown of the former governor of Osun state and the current Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, during the inauguration and handing over of the Ijesaland Geriatric Centre to Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital.

He said, “Having looked into and examined carefully the request made by prominent sons and daughters of Ijesa Land, and Owa Obokun Adimula of Ijesaland, Oba (Dr.) Gabriel Aromolaran, Government has decided to upgrade the Osun College of Education, Ilesa, to a full-fledged University.

“According to the governor, the decision was taken by the state government after a critical examination of the request presented by the traditional ruler of the town.”

Oyetola also said the government has engaged a corporate consultant, KPMG, to work out the sustainability plan for the upgrade.