LAUTECH Iseyin Resumption: Oyo Govt, Logistics Company Provide Shuttle Buses
…..As MTN Begins Installation of Telecommunication Infrastructures in College
The Oyo State government has assured students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH), Iseyin Campus that all efforts are in place to make their stay comfortable as it secures two Ajumose buses for transporting students and staff members of the school.
Also, a private company, City Cruise Logistics Ltd., has commissioned twenty branded campus shuttle buses for the use of the students.
The commissioning of the buses took place at the Aseyin palace on Tuesday, where indigenes of the community gathered to witness the event and appreciate the company.
The Provost, LAUTECH College of Agricultural Science and Renewable Natural Resources, Iseyin, Prof. Gabriel Adewale informed The Chronicler Newspaper on Tuesday evening that two long buses of the Oyo State Transport Agency, Ajumose will be presented to the school in the next one week.
He said the motive behind the presentation of the long buses is to ease the movement of the students from their homes to the campus along Iseyin-Okeho road and within the community.
”The Oyo State government has been magnanimous to make provision for ease of movement of our students, by procuring two Ajumose buses for the campus shuttle system.
”We have been assured of more buses for the sake of the students and the members of staff under the measure to ease the burden of high cost of transport for the beneficiaries.”
While speaking at the commissioning of 20 units of Sienna buses to serve as shuttle buses for the school and staff, the Managing Director, City Cruise Logistics Ltd., Alh. Wahab Yekeen, said the efforts was aimed at reducing the cost of transportation for the new students of LAUTECH and other private higher institutions of learning in the Iseyin.
The Iseyin-born businessman appreciated the support Iseyin community has gotten from the present State administration in the areas of tertiary education, road infrastructure and human resource.
He used the occasion to call on Iseyin indigenes that are well-to-do to also add some positive values to the growth of Iseyin, Oke-Ogun, Oyo State and Nigeria in general.
The Chairman, Local Committee on LAUTECH College of Agricultural Science and Renewable Natural Resource, Hon. Waheed Olaniyan told our reporter that no stone has been left unturned by the stakeholders in the community to make the students and staff members of LAUTECH comfortable in the community.
He added that a Nigerian telecommunications service provider, MTN has commenced installation of masts and other infrastructure at the campus site to make communication easier for the people, especially students.