Wahab applauds Sanwo-Olu as LASU gets NUC full accreditation for 31 courses
The Special Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, has commended Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu for bringing sustainable reforms to the state education sector, noting that those reforms were fast yielding positive results.
Reacting to the 96.0% performance of the Lagos State University (LASU) in the recently released National Universities Commission’s (NUC) Comprehensive Accreditation Exercise for the year 2021, Wahab, who was full of appreciation to the governor, for changing the face of education in the state, noted that Sanwo-Olu administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S development agenda is the fastest and most effective strategies in achieving transformational governance in the current democratic experience.
Wahab noted that the state government’s huge investment in education as the 3rd pillar of the Sanwo-Olu THEMES development agenda has repositioned the state education to become the model for the country.
The Special Adviser disclosed that out of the 37 courses LASU presented for accreditation before NUC during the October/ November 2021 NUC Academic Programmes Accreditation Exercise for Nigerian universities, 31 of the courses representing 96.0 per cent got NUC’s full accreditation status.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello said such excellent feat is unprecedented in the history of the university since its 40 years of existence.
In the same vein, the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Adeniran Kasali, urged the management of LASU to reciprocate the state government continued funding of the university by working harder and ensure that the university maintains its status as the best state university in the country and one of the first five hundred in the world.