Prominent Yoruba monarch sends protest letter to Buhari, explains why Education minister must be cautioned
– Alake of Egbaland, Oba Michael Gbadebo has despatched a protest letter to Buhari
– The monarch protested in opposition to FG’s plan to prevent the school of Management Sciences (COLMAS) at the Federal College of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state
– The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had introduced cancelation of specialized Universities operating Administration Classes
Alake of Egbaland, Oba Michael Gbadebo has protested in opposition to the plan through the Federal Executive to prevent the college of Administration Sciences (COLMAS) at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
NAIJ.com gathered that the Alake’s protest letter, addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was once despatched through a member of Abeokuta South Federal Constituency, Olusegun Williams, While the Senator representing Ogun crucial at the national assembly, Dr. Lanre Tejuoso was once copied.
Alake recalled that the announcement that Specialised Universities must cease operating Administration Classes was made thru a directive with the aid of the Minister of Training, Adamu Adamu.
The monarch lamented that the action had led to a huge disquiet in Nigeria, especially in the entire areas the place the enormous advantages of such universities have been liked.
His phrases: “Because The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, I Have been inundated with visitations, protests and all varieties of complaints from Stakeholders from the Academia, Trade Neighborhood, Parents, College Students and other concerned folks inside and outside Ogun State.
“These contacts and interactions with the concerned Stakeholders had enabled me to even feel more concerned in regards to the situation which I imagine requires a most pressing reversal.
“As you’re conscious, the Authorities of the Federal College of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in September 2011 centered the school of Administration Sciences (COLMAS) in accordance with the directive of the then President and Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR) to all Specialised Federal Universities to diversify their academic packages to strengthen get admission to to better Training within the u . s . a . to be able to accommodating the teeming potential College candidates.
“The contemporary directive used to be issued by the Honorable Minister of Training; Alhaji Adamu Adamu has it sounds as if made nonsense of a Federal Govt widespread and revolutionary coverage”.
While cautioning the Minister for Schooling, Alake stated “the implication of the directive by the Minister of Education, if implemented, is that FUNAAB’s Host Communities (Ogun State) might be restricted to learn simplest in the space of Agriculture, for that reason limiting the choice the teeming Students might make to just Lessons in the core area of Agriculture.
“To Deny FUNAAB the chance of continuing along with her Administration Lessons is to carry quite a few disappointment to the army of eligible Students who on a each year foundation sit up for that University as one in every of their picks for reaching their long existence goals.
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“In conclusion subsequently, it is the thought to be view of the Egba individuals and in addition to different communities in Ogun State, that the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, be allowed to keep and continue the quite a lot of Management Classes it is providing aspect by means of aspect with other Classes of the Specialised University.
“And this is why I’m personally calling for your Good self as a veritable opinion chief in our Community as well as the entire u . s . at huge, to articulate the views and issue of our those that FUNNAB should be allowed to sustain and improve on Administration Classes alongside with the core Agriculture as a self-discipline”.
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