Makinde Receives NUC's Confirmation of Emmanuel Alayande University

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde on Friday led top officials of the government to the National University Commission, NUC, in Abuja where he received confirmation to upgrade the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education in Oyo to a degree awarding institution.

The elated governor announced this through his verified Facebook Page - Seyi Makinde.

"I am happy to report that we received confirmation from the National Universities Commission that the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo is now recognised as the Emmanuel Alayande University of Education. Many thanks to everyone who worked tirelessly to make this happen!"

With the confirmation, the age-long institution becomes the first University of Education in the state.

AbujaCityJournal recalls that Governor Makinde on December 5, 2022 assented  to  the bill which is seeking to upgrade the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo, to a University of Education.

The governor, while speaking after signing the bill into law, at the Executive Council Chamber, of the Governor’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan, said that the bill will increase access to quality university education in the state.

PHOTO CREDIT: Facebook page of Governor Seyi Makinde