LAUTECH Alumni Meet Students On Wednesday

The agitations of the students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) over the closure of the institution have taken a new turn as the Alumni Union planned to meet students.

In a statement circulated by the Students’ mouthpiece, Mr. Oyedeji Ahmed said the LAUTECH Alumni union has been keen about the reopening of the institution.

The statement also quoted the Alumni for sponsoring students’ trips to Abuja and Osogbo with a sum of one hundred thousand naira only last week.

“Now, the Alumni union is set to hold a deliberation meeting with ‘Ladokites’ at the school’s 750 Lecture Theatre by 11am on June 14, 2017.

“Similarly, the Alumni union will be attending a joint sitting next week at the Oyo State House Of Assembly over the same crisis”, the statement added.

LAUTECH alumni meet with the stakeholders

The LAUTECH stakeholders meeting was held on Monday at the250 seater lecture theater, The meeting presided by the alumni president has in attendance the executive members of the alumni and executives and members of all the staff unions on campus.

In his opening remarks the president remarked that the meeting is important and sacrosanct at this critical time when all solutions applied to the current crisis seem to have been defied.
He however stated that he and members of the alumni believe there are many solutions to the crisis but that we are only being careful to strike the option that will give a permanent solution.
He said at this point the alumni and the unions on campus must come together and speak with same voice to achieve the desired results.
He said over the time of the crisis, the visitors have been unserious, insensitive, and unrepentant in solving the crisis thereby putting life and future of many students at stake.
He also stated that the alumni shared in the pains inflicted on the staff members by non payment of their salaries.
He informed members at the meeting that the alumni as a major stake holder in the university has decided to take the governments, to court on this matter, and that the NUC, and the Management would be joined in the suit, to be filed with chief Femi Falana (SAN).
The president made it known that this new step can’t be successful without the support of the unions on which the association will rely for detail and accurate information on the state of the university.

The unions in their responses commended the alumni for all their efforts since the beginning of the crisis and in particular expressed their support and readiness to cooperate with the alumni in the course of the proposed litigation.

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