Plans to upgrade 126-year-old Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED), Oyo, to a full-fledged university of education are in top gear as bill to upgrade and establish the institution has been passed into law on the floor of the state assembly.
The bill was passed on Wednesday at the plenary after its clause-by-clause consideration and the committee report on education presented by the chairman of the house, OluwafemiOluwafowokanmi was laid before the house.
According to the chairman, the university will soon kick off after the ascent of the bill by Governor SeyiMakinde .
The Speaker, Rt Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, who presided over the plenary described the passage of the bill as another milestone in the history of the 9th Oyo State House of Assembly.
In his reaction, the Minority Leader of the Assembly, Asimiyu Alarape and Kazeem Isiaka congratulated the lawmakers for the passage and expressed appreciation of the people of Oyo town to the state governor, Seyi Makinde for the executive bill