Work to complete on Osi, Ilesha-Baruba campuses of KWASU in December 2022, says Kwara state government
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on October 12, 2022
The ongoing construction work on the two satelite campuses of Kwara State University (KWASU) in Osi and Ilesha-Baruba of Ekiti and Baruten Local Government Areas of Kwara State will be completed in December, 2022.
The state Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Dr Afees Abolore Alabi, made this known in Ilorin while featuring on the 34th Media Parliament of the state council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
The event was themed “Reinvigorating Tertiary Education: Any Hope for Kwara”.
Alabi, who said work has reached 60 percent completion on the two satelite campuses of KWASU, said academic activities are expected to commence in the new campuses in the next academic session.
The Commissioner disclosed that the state government has released over N500million for accreditation of courses in the state owned tertiary institutions.
He also informed that the his ministry had written the state government seeking an approval to increase annual bursary allowance to students of the state origin from N5,000 to N10,000.
In his welcome address, the state NUJ Chairman, Abdullateef ‘Lanre Ahmed, decried paucity of funds in tertiary education subsector and called for institution of an endowment fund.
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