The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has charged members of the newly constituted Governing Council of the Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu, to bring to fore their innovative capabilities in the discharge of their duties.
Prince Abiodun who stated this in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, while inaugurating a 12 member Governing Council for the institution, said the members were chosen, based on individual merits.
“I am convinced that you are all equal to the task; you’ve all been chosen largely on your credentials and individual merits, but it is also important we remind ourselves that you have been selected among a wide pool of equally qualified and competent people of the State”, he said.
Abiodun urged the council to abide by the oath of office and justify the confidence reposed in them by his administration and the people of the State, charging them to offer quality advice, as well as contribute positively towards continuous development of the College, for a sustainable legacy.
Responding, Chairman of the Governing Council, Chief Yemi Adefulu, noted that the inauguration was significant, as it was the first the college would be having since 2008, adding that the Council would do everything in its capacity to change the narrative of the institution.
Adefulu added that government would proffer solution to the challenges confronting the College, assuring that members would work round the clock to ensure that the college was returned to its former glory.
Other members of the Governing Council included, Provost of the college, Dr. Adeola-Kiadese Lukumon, Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Commission, Mrs. Amope Chokor, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Olu Ola Aikulola, Dr. (Mrs.) Adejoke Sheyin, Dr. Olayinka Oduwole, others are; Messrs. Akiola Rafiu, Oladeji Oluwadiya, Adesina Kazeem, Julius Adeyemi, Gbenga Oduselu, while the Registrar, Dr. Adeleke Adeboyejo, would serve as Secretary.