We didn’t Sack Anybody at RUGIPO Staff Schools —Rector insists

We didn’t Sack Anybody at RUGIPO Staff Schools —Rector insists

By: Ade Adeleke The proposed privatisation of Staff primary and Secondary Schools at Rufus Giwa polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) is part of deliberate efforts to save them from collapsing and reposition them for academic standard. Speaking with newsmen in Owo, the Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, Mr Gani Ogundahunsi explained that the cost of running the staff schools was over #74million annually as against just five million naira generated. On the purported disengagement of some workers…

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RUGIPO Schools: Akeredolu exonerated, as Ondo Govt takes Stand on Disengaged Workers

RUGIPO Schools: Akeredolu exonerated, as Ondo Govt takes Stand on Disengaged Workers

By: Ade Adeleke The governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has directed the Governing Board of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, to commence the immediate enumeration of workers likely to be affected by the planned commercialisation of the institution’s Staff School. In a Press Statement signed by Donald Ojogo, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation explained that the governor’s directive which comes on the heels of the fears and concern expressed by persons who may…

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Ondo PDP unhappy with Privatization of RUGIPO Staff Schools

Ondo PDP unhappy with Privatization of RUGIPO Staff Schools

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo state chapter has lambasted the authorities of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo over the privatisation of its Staff Primary and Secondary schools that led to the disengagement of all workers at the schools. In a Statement signed by its state Director of Media and Publicity, Zadok Akintoye, bemoaned alleged corruption at the Polytechnic and poor management of education sector by the administration of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu…

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Kidnapping, Banditry: We’re Coming up with Special Squad in 2 Weeks for Southwest —IGP

Kidnapping, Banditry: We’re Coming up with Special Squad in 2 Weeks for Southwest  —IGP

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The spate of insecurity, particularly kidnapping, banditry and armed robbery currently being experienced across the South West states of the country, the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Muhammed, on Wednesday said plans are ongoing to deploy Anti-Kidnapping Special Squad to combat the menace. The inspector general of police who was represented by the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) in Charge of Operations, Mr Abdulmajid Ali, stated this during a working visit to Governor…

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UPDATE: How Ondo Poly Disengaged 41 Teachers at Staff Schools (see document)

UPDATE: How Ondo Poly Disengaged 41 Teachers at Staff Schools (see document)

By: Ade Adeleke “This is to inform you that the Governing Council of the Polytechnic has directed that the Staff Primary and Secondary Schools of the institution be closed down,” a letter from the Polytechnic indicates. That was the first paragraph of the disengagement Letter that sacked all the Staff of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, RUGIPO Staff Primary and Secondary Schools with immediate effect. In the disengagement letter addressed to all the workers and signed…

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RUGIPO Staff Schools operate at N70million loss —Governing Council Chairman

RUGIPO Staff Schools operate at N70million loss  —Governing Council Chairman

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Following inaccurate reports flying around the media space concerning the intended privatization of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Staff School, Owo, it is imperative to state the following for the records: 1. That the Rotimi Akeredolu led administration remains committed to the welfare of all workers in Ondo State at all times and all government policies and decisions are taken with the interest of all workers at heart. 2. That the intended privatization becomes…

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Our Ranking as Best State University in Nigeria Heartwarming Feat —AAUA

Our Ranking as Best State University in Nigeria Heartwarming Feat  —AAUA

……..How Akeredolu, Students, Lecturers Helped us. By: Ade Adeleke The Management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, (AAUA) on Tuesday reacted to the report that rated the School as the best State University in the country, describing the achievement as heartwarming. The institution said it is proud to receive the news of the 2019 Webometrics Ranking of Universities globally on which the Adekunle Ajasin University is ranked the best state-owned university in Nigeria….

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