BOVAS donates N16m facility to OYSCATECH as Ajimobi, others commend

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[Oyo]–Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has commended Mr Bamidele Samson, the Chairman of  BOVAS and Company Limited, for donating a block of six classrooms  to Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology (OYSCATECH), Igboora.

The governor gave the commendation on Thursday  at  the handing over of the  classrooms  valued at N16million and containing   eight toilets and other facilities.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the  classrooms have the capacity to accommodate no fewer than 300 students.

Ajimobi, who was represented by Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, the State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology,  said that the donation was worthy of emulation by well-meaning Nigerians.

He said that the donation was a commendable  contribution to the  educational advancement of  the state, urging the people to support government’s effort at transforming the education sector.

The governor  said more money would be injected into the sector as soon as government completed the auditing of tertiary institutions in the state.

Prof. Gbemiga Adewale, the Provost of the college, expressed joy that the company had in less than a year fulfilled its promise to the institution.

He said that the donation would help the college  to introduce more programmes.

Adewale, who commended Samson for the gesture, appealed  to well meaning Nigerians to contribute to the  infrastructural development of the institution.

In his remarks, Samson said he was happy  that the project would impact positively on the  institution.

Samson, who was represented by his wife, Victoria, said the  company would  also furnish the classrooms.

He added that the company would not relent in its Corporate Social Responsibility.

NAN reports that Samson was honoured with a community service award in recognition of his contribution to  humanity and donation toward  the advancement of education in the country.

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