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A chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), in Oyo State, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao has mentioned that the free training launched by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state will not be working.

Alao who contested the 2019 gubernatorial election on the platform of AD declared the coverage as a ruse, pretentious and deceitful.

DAILY POST recollects that Makinde had earlier declared assortment of charges in each public main and secondary colleges as unlawful underneath his free training program. 

Alao has, nonetheless ,faulted the free training program launched by Makinde administration.

Alao declared that it’s unlucky that Makinde mentioned that he launched free training but college students and pupils carry chairs from house to colleges.

He added that it’s no extra free training when pupils and college students in each main and secondary colleges sit on the ground.

Alao in an announcement signed by his Media Aide, Omotayo Iyanda, a replica of which was made obtainable to DAILY POST on Monday, suggested Makinde to assemble sturdy think-tank that may revamp the collapsed academic sector within the state.

He mentioned, “Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao has described the free training system of the Engr Seyi Makinde’s administration as a ruse and the training coverage declared as pretentious and deceitful. It’s apparent from commentary and investigation that each one indices of a real customary training system, not to mention whether or not it’s free or not, are lacking underneath the administration of Governor Makinde.

“Very many public colleges, main and secondary, in Oyo State have quick provide of chairs and desks, poor infrastructural amenities, together with school rooms with out home windows and leaking roofs. Gone had been the times of Chief Ajibola James Ige, the governor of Oyo State from 1979-1983 when there have been massive college buses for using college students and the employees. How will Governor Makinde who has not been clear in his imaginative and prescient to realize wonderful efficiency within the state’s training sector file any success?

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“There have been studies, significantly concerning the poor state of public colleges throughout Oyo State. What kind of free training coverage is that the place college students and pupils would carry chairs from house to colleges, the place pupils and college students in each main and secondary colleges sit on the ground and home windows of school rooms, the place roofs, home windows and ceilings have fallen or falling off, and the place courses are overcrowded?

“Simply to say just a few, among the many colleges throughout all of the native governments in Oyo State the place there are such decays and eyesores are Eleta Excessive Faculty, Ayegun Olomi Grammar Faculty, Gbedeogun Grammar Faculty, Saka Eso Grammar Faculty, Iroko Grammar Faculty, Otun Agbaakin Grammar Faculty, Oluyole Property Grammar Faculty, Baptist Excessive Faculty, Ayete, Igangan Excessive Faculty, Ayete Excessive Faculty, Ayete, Ojongbodu Grammar Faculty, Oyo and Ogbomoso Grammar Faculty.

“In an identical vein, deceit and rip-off have additionally been noticed in a number of the textual content books distributed free to public secondary college college students within the state as they comprise contents and matters that aren’t constant/appropriate with the curriculum. Second, the free distribution of e-book scheme has ceased since after the primary one the Makinde authorities did in late 2019. This flip of occasion will make any sane man conclude that the primary distribution is only a “saka manje” —nothing however ruse and deceit!

“A lot irregularities and sharp practices have additionally been seen within the not too long ago concluded TESCOM instructing recruitment, starting from archaic and shoddy association to manipulation.

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“Additionally, Governor Makinde ought to assemble a robust think-tank that may revamp the collapsing academic sector in Oyo State if he isn’t able to undertake the insurance policies of his predecessor, Senator Isiak Abiola Ajimobi. This pretentious postures and know-all strategy can not take Oyo State wherever. So, revamping the dying public training sector within the state wants very pressing honest consideration and intervention. Though, the allocation to training by this administration within the 2021 price range is commendable, implementation, thorough supervision and compliance are very germane.”

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