Lagos Merges Two Colleges Of Education, To Get Two Universities
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Lagos Merges Two Colleges Of Education, To Get Two Universities

By Babajide Okeowo

Lagos State is poised to get two universities from the merging of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin, and the Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Epe while the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, would also become a university of science.

The state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known on Tuesday while speaking as the Special Guest of Honour during the public presentation of a book “Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe @60: Audacity of Resilience” launched in honor of the Vice Chancellor the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

The governor said the two new universities would take off following the approval given by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

He gave the assurance that the state government would not because of the additional responsibility fail to adequately fund its existing tertiary and other institutions.

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