Tai Solarin College of Education in Omu, Ijebu area of Ogun State, says it has commenced running of degree programmes for undergraduates in Education, with the goal of producing 21st century education specialists, who will in turn contribute to national development.
The Provost of the College, Dr. Adeola Kiadese stated this while presenting the 2019 budget performance of the Institution before members of the Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Education, Science and Technology, led by Hon. Adeyemi Ademuyiwa, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan.
Kiadese informed that in attempt to boost the self-sustaining power of the institution, it had registered a consultancy services to facilitate human capacity programmes through training and orientation of government primary and secondary schools teachers in the State, following its collaboration with Olabisi Onabanjo University, to run a degree affiliation programme and other business ventures to boost revenue generation of the college.
The Provost, who lauded Governor Dapo Abiodun and the leadership of the Assembly for their intervention at restoring normalcy and academic activities in the institution, appreciated the State government for the constant payment of subvention to tertiary institutions in the State, with an appeal for increment in the subvention to offset part of the outstanding arrears it owed its members of staff.
In his remark, Hon. Adeyemi commended the ingenuity of the Management of the institution at boosting its revenue drive, advising them to further evolve measures at promoting quality service delivery to complement government’s effort at repositioning the education sector of the State.
Also, members of the House Committee on Establishments and Public Service Matters, led by Hon. Modupe Mujota, appraised the 2019 budget performance of the State Civil Service Commission, which was presented by the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Amope Chokor.