By Bukola Hameed
Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo Branch (COEASU) has joined the citizens of Oyo State in felicitating the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, FNSE on his re-election for a second term in office.
The Union, in a release personally signed and made available by its Chairman, Dr. Michael Bamidele Ojo (MOB) described Engr. Makinde’s re-election as a victory for the electorates and rule of law.
According to him, “Our Union- Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), EACOED Chapter joins the electorates in thanking God Almighty for the re-election of Your Excellency, Engr. Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, FNSE as Governor of Oyo.
Your Excellency’s emergence at the poll further confirms the appreciation and show of love of Oyo State citizens to the good works done during your first term. You are indeed a man of your words.”
“As academics in the College, we see you as a tested and trusted leader as you have demonstrated that in your relationship with us”. Among other things, “you upgraded our College to a University status which is long overdue while you have defrayed the 2016/2017 arrears owed by previous administration – all these are publicly appreciated. Our trust in your promise to pay the 2018/2019 outstanding arrears is unshaken as you have always walked your talk.
We are indeed happy as members of Colleges of Education Oyo Academic Staff Union, EACOED, Oyo which has now metamorphosed into Emmanuel Alayande University of Education as your emergence is God ordained and a blessing to the academic community.”
The Iseyin-born unionist further submits, “while congratulating you over your re-election in the 2023 gubernatorial election, our prayers to God Almighty is to imbue you with more wisdom as you move on in paddling the canoe of the Pace-Setting State”, the release concluded.
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