Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, has demanded for legal backing to elevate the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic to a University of Technology.
This was contained in a letter sent to the state house of assembly by the governor.
Suraj Adekunbi, the speaker, read the letter at plenary on Thursday.
The letter dated December 28, read: “bill for a law to provide for the establishment of Moshood Abiola University of Technology and for matters of administration and discipline of students connected therewith.”
Adekunbi said the letter also contained a bill for a law to provide for the establishment, incorporation, constitution and function of the Ogun state polytechnic, Ipokia, and for “other matters incidental thereto”.
He said the governor explained that the decision was made and approved during the 51st meeting of the state executive council.