Wednesday 20 December 2023


The 3 Day Retreat organized by the Management of the Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke for Members of the 9th Governing Council, has ended. The Retreat with was held from Monday, 18th December through Wednesday 20th December, 2023 at Prinaj Hotel, Ere ljesa had in attendance members of the College Management and Governing Council of the institution. Also in attendance is the Osun State Commissioner for Education and top Civil Servants; representing Ministries and Government Parastatals in the State. Some of the facilitators are retired Management staff who have served in  Polytechnics as retired  Rector, Bursar and Registrar. Others are health practitioners and professional from different disciplines.

The Governing Council Chairman, Prince Diran Odeyemi expressed the Council's appreciation to the Management for organizing the Retreat which he said has equipped the Council with better understanding of the administration of Polytechnics.  According to him, the Council is better informed of its duties to the College Community.

The Rector, Dr. Samson Akinbamide Omobayo Adegoke appreciated the  Council Chairman and Members. He expressed the readiness of the Management to continue to work harmoniously with the council.

Lectures delivered at the Retreat harp on the importance of cooperation between the Management and the Council. Facilitators were of the opinion that lack of cooperation will have adverse effect on the academic growth of the institution.



Papers presented at the retreat include; 

Anti-corruption War in Nigeria; An overview of the roles of CCB,CCT, ICPC and EFCC.

Contract Administration and Public Laws in Public Tertiary Institutions

Effective Budgeting and Expenditure Control in Public Tertiary Institutions

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Governing Council in the Administration of Public Tertiary Institutions

Catching the Vision of a New OSCOTECH: The imperative of Envisioned Stakeholders and The imperative of Stress Management and Importance of Health Insurance for Workers and Students.

After exhaustive deliberations on the above papers, the participants resolved as follows:

that the Council will function harmoniously with the College Management in ensuring compliance with administrative issues such as Government policies, separation of power, protection of academic tradition;that the Council and the Management will make the College a corruption and crisis free environment by ensuring fairness in the discipline of staff, respect the rule of law and follow due process in the contract administration with timely delivery;

that Council and the Management became more determined to work harmoniously  with   high level of understanding in order to boost  Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the College through expansion/extension of academic programmes that can project and sustain the College in order to place it ahead of other similar Institutions within and outside Osun State;

that Budget preparation and implementation be all inclusive, embracing and put every aspect of the College programmes and projects into consideration; while implementation be strictly made in compliance with extant rules and laws;

that the Council will use every paraphernalia medium , links and connection towards  improving the physical environment of the College in order to make it a siren and attractive place for the students, staff and the visitors; 

that Governing Council as the highest  decision making body for the College pledged to make the College a conducive environment, be fair,  justifiable and tension free while the welfare of both the staff and students will take priority among other tasks and undertakings;

that the Council will improve on Social and Media publicity of the College so as to increase the Students’ Enrolment for the regular and part-time programmes;

that the Alumni Association be encouraged and supported to contribute maximally to the development of the College;

to adopt healthy practices and habits that will sustain Staff and Students’ health and wellness, to be able to contribute effectively to the development of the College; 

and the participants appreciated the Rector, Management and the entire staff for their efforts that resulted in the additional fifteen (15) new academic programmes which will lead to the growth in Students’ population.

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Source: Ajilore A.O (SA, Media and Public Relations.)

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