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Makinde urges commercial vehicles to register under OYSAP

By Seye Olumide
19 November 2021   |   2:19 am
Oke Ogun Poly becomes first to be inducted in NIFST  Any commercial vehicle that operates in Oyo State, as from now, without duly registered in accordance to the directives of the State government under the Security and Planning Database Enumeration (OYSAP) is considered as illegal and such would face the law. Governor Seyi Makinde made…

[FILES] Seyi Makinde. Photo/TWITTER/SEYIAMAKINDE

Oke Ogun Poly becomes first to be inducted in NIFST 

Any commercial vehicle that operates in Oyo State, as from now, without duly registered in accordance to the directives of the State government under the Security and Planning Database Enumeration (OYSAP) is considered as illegal and such would face the law.

Governor Seyi Makinde made the disclosure yesterday during the calf off of OYSAP, saying, the efforts was ensure adequate security of lives and properties of the citizens as well as residents of the State.

Makinde, who spoke thorough the Deputy Chief of Staff, Abdul Majeed Mogbonjubola, said the measure was to further address the state of insecurity, which was not synonymous to Oyo alone but across the country.

Although, he noted that the state of insecurity that was on the high rise few months ago have subsided considerably “this new approach was part of the government’s efforts to further ensure adequate security in the state.

The governor said the exercise was focused on data capturing of all commercial vehicle operators such as the taxi/Micra, buses, luxurious buses, trailers and others.

He sounded a note of warning that the exercise is mandatory for commercial vehicle operators within the above-listed clusters to be captured into the OYSAP DATABASE as a preliminary requirement to operate in the state as a Commercial Transport Operator. “Failure to do so means one is operating illegally in the state. This is solely for the purpose of security and planning in the state. An acknowledgement slip would be presented to those who registered immediately.

MEANWHILE, Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, has become the first Polytechnic in Nigeria, whose Higher National Diploma Graduates would be inducted into the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST).

A former Secretary of the Institute and Executive Chairman of Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority, Dr. Akin Fagbemi revealed this during an induction ceremony of graduating students of the institution into the professional membership cadre of NIFST, yesterday.

Representing the National President and Chairman of the Council of NIFST, Prof. Maduebibisi Iwe at the Induction ceremony, Fagbemi advised the graduates to put into use academic knowledge acquired in the institution in the past five years.

Administering the oath of Professional allegiance on the inductees, he charged them to contribute meaningfully to their personal and national economic development, while conveying goodwill messages of Owe.

Fagbemi commended Governor Makinde for positioning Oyo State as the first State in Nigeria whose Polytechnic Students have been inducted into the Professional Membership Cadre of the Institute.