The State Commissioner, Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu has inaugurated a new Governing for the Kwara State College of Education, Oro with a charge that members should discharge their responsibilities with utmost dedication.
Inaugurating the governing council at the conference room of the Ministry of education in Ilorin the state capital, the Commissioner charged the members to ensure that council meetings are held on quarterly basis, except in exceptional occasions.
The Commissioner stressed that the members should regard their appointments as a call to service, pointing out that the present administration has zero tolerance for corruption and frivolous spending of public funds.
She informed the members that on no occasion should the council hold any crucial meeting where critical decisions are to be taken without the Ministry’s representative, who is supposed to serve as the eye of the government on the board.
The members of the Governing Council include Alhaji Ayinde Isiaka Abolarin as Chairman; Hajia Khadijat Ola-AbdulRaheem and Chief Julius Bamidele also as members.
Other members are Mr. Jimoh Bamidele Oba, member; Alhaji Mohammed Tsado Mohammed and Mrs. Ibikunle Dorcas Opeyemi.
The inauguration brings to four the number of Governing Councils constituted and inaugurated for the State Owned—Tertiary Institutions in the State.
Recall that the governing councils of Kwara State University, Malete; Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin and International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College Ajase-Ipo have earlier been inaugurated.
Responding on behalf of the members, the Chairman of the Governing Council, Alhaji Ayinde Isiaka Abolarin, thanked Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq led government for considering them worthy to be appointed to serve in this capacity. Alhaji Abolarin pledged that his team would not disappoint the government on the confidence repose in them, stressing that at every point in time they would always seek Ministry’s advice before salient decisions are taken.