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Makinde Upgrades Emmanuel Alayande College of Education to University
The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has recently signed a bill to upgrade Emmanuel Alayande College of Education to a degree-awarding university law.
Makinde disclosed this progress through its verified Facebook handle adding that Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo will now be called Emmanuel Alayande University of Education, Oyo.
Giving reasons why he signed the bill, the governor said, it is in a bid to further increase the access of students to education within the State and other states seeking quality universities.
In his words, “this afternoon, I signed the bill upgrading the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo to a degree-awarding university into law. This is one way we are increasing access to university education for students in Oyo State and other states seeking quality university education.
“With the signing of this bill into law and the expected pronouncement of the National Universities Commission, the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education will soon be known as the Emmanuel Alayande University of Education, Oyo which will offer degree awarding courses.”