Protest: Osun Assembly Assures Students Of Intervention

The State of Osun House of Assembly has assured students of the State College of Health Technology, Ilesha of its intervention to resolve the crisis in the College.

Speaker of the State Assembly, Dr. Najeem Salaam gave the assurance while addressing the protesting students of the college at the premises of the Assembly Complex in Osogbo.

Salaam who was represented by the Deputy Speaker, Hon Akintunde Adegboye assured the protesting students that the house would take necessary intervention to curtail the challenges in the school.

He assured the students that the house will look into their problems through its Committee on education and Health.

According to him, “We will go back now to see into your request because you are our glory and we will treat you well. We commend you for the peaceful protest you embarked upon to register your grievances,” he added.

However, in his remarks the Chairman House Committee on Health, Hon Leke Ogunsola commended the students for their position on the situation of infrastructure in the school.

He assured the students that their entire request will be looked into and the position of the house would be communicated to them at the appropriate time.

He said, “all these request will be looked into and we will deliberate on all the issues during our meeting.”

Earlier, the president of Students Union Government (SUG), Comrade Musliu Babatunde who led the student to the Assembly said they came as a result of some problems in the College of Health Technology Ilesa.

He said, “we are facing a lot of problems especially in our college, especially in the area of poor infrastructures, Health centre and accreditation of courses”.

In his contribution, the State Chapter, President of the National Association of Nigeria Student (NANS), Comrade Muftaudeen Saheed said some of their courses in the college are not yet accredited and this has been hindering them from furthering in those courses.

According to him, “some of our students have undergone four to five years courses that are not yet accredited”.

The students’ leader later handed over their requests to the lawmakers for consideration.

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