LASU Independent Indigene Verification Committee, Badagry Division Visits Badagry LG, Clamour For Improved Utilizing Of Admission Slots

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A high-powered delegation of the Badagry Division Independent Indigene Verification Committee paid courtesy visit to the Office of The Executive Chairman of Badagry Local Government, Hon. Onilude Olusegun Adeniran on Thursday, 8th September 2022.

The delegation was received by the Secretary To The Local Government, Hon. Moses Gbetogo Opa Chief Of Staff, Mr. Sewedo Olalekan Samuel Supervisory Councillor for Education, Hon. Sewede Pot Balogun and SA Revenue Hon. Ganiyu Muyibi.

The committee said the VC of the university Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello mandated the committee to visit all council chairmen in the division as stakeholders to keep them abreast of developments regarding the 70% quota admission slots allocated to each division by the University.

The committee in its submission stated that indigenes of the division has not so far adequately utilised the quota allocated students from the admission purposes by the University and the university management is deeply concerned by the development.

The spokesperson said there is urgent need for all stakeholders to convene and devise workable measures to reawaken the interest of indigenous students in education to adequately utilise the slots.

He also the committee and other stakeholders to also take measures for indigenous students in Badagry Local Government to improve on their academic performances to meet up with cut-off marks to enable gain admission into the university.

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The SLG in his response commended and appreciated the committee for the courtesy visit.

He acknowledged the salient points raised by the committee and assured the committee that their concerns will be conveyed to the Executive Chairman and that appropriate measures will be taken to partner with all stakeholders in addressing the issues raised.

The Chief of Staff in his response said his office has always ensured that verification letter for students is given topmost priority so long they have requisite confirmation indigenous letter from his or her traditional ruler.

In his response to suggestions by the committee for issuance of indigene verification letter to prospective students with maternal roots, he said that traditional institutions and other stakeholders will be duly consulted and involved in the modalities to adopt.

Members of the Badagry Division Independent Indigene Verification Committee are; High. Chief Avoseh Stephen (Jeyin of Ajara Agamathen), Mr. Abdul Olaitan, Chief. Patinhode Babatunde, Mrs. Ogabi Serah, Mr. Bokoh Seyide and Mr. Ogun Amos.

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