Mgt gives update on FedpolyAyede, condoles widow, Soun, Onpetu over demise of Alayede
The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ayede, Ogo-Oluwa local government area of Oyo state, has paid condolence visits to the widow of Alayede of Ayede, Oba Solademi Akanni Adewuyi II, Olori Dunni Adewuyi; Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III; and Onpetu of Ijeru, Oba Sunday Oyediran Lagbami Osekun III, over the transition of Oba Adewuyi.
The management team led by the Rector, Engr. Dr. Taofeek Adekunle Abdul-hameed, which also included the Registrar, Mr. Akin Odesola and others was at the various palaces yesterday.
The entourage was received personally by Oba Oyewumi at his palace with his chiefs in attendance, the team also was welcomed to Ayede palace by Olori Dunni Adewuyi and some others, however, Onpetu was out of town at the time of the visit and so the team was received at the palace by the Otun Agoro of Ijeru, High Chief Felix Olayiwola Adelakun and secretary Prince Isaac Oyekunle.
The Rector, Dr. Abdul-hameed described the passage of Alayede as a sad development at a time the polytechnic was trying to take off.
In another development, a statement by the institution’s Registrar, Akin Odesola, informed that the management was putting in a lot of efforts to ensure the commencement of academic activities in earnest.
“The public will recall the recent siting of the new Federal Polytechnic in Ayede which has become the immediate hosting community for permanent siting of the technological institution.
“Efforts have since continued underground to make the polytechnic commence its operations soon.”
It affirms the polytechnic is to takeoff at the endorsed “temporary sites in Baptist Grammar School Ajaawa, Ogo Oluwa local government area and National Youth Development Centre at Idi-Ayin via Iresapa, Surulere local government area,” adding that the two sites are currently being made ready and functional for the Polytechnic’s take-off.