A former Governor of the Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has commended the founding fathers of the State for setting a strong and enduring foundation for the Gateway State, most especially in the area of education.
He made this submission when the Management of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, paid him a courtesy visit at his Asoludero Court residence, Sagamu recently.
Otunba Daniel noted that the establishment of the University was borne out of necessity and the wisdom of the the intellectuals who formed the reservoir base of education in the State, adding that without any iota of doubt, Ogun State has become the nation’s ‘basket of learning and education’.
The former Governor, however, averred that, people may have ideas and conceptualize it, but it is the will of the people that could sustain such vision, thus, the need to commend the University Management for the sustainability of the dreams of the founding
Earlier, the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Wole Banjo in his remarks, appreciated Otunba Gbenga Daniel for transforming the then Tai Solarin College of Education to a full fledged University of Education, noting that whenever the story of tertiary education in Ogun State is being told, his name will forever be indelible in the the minds of generations yet unborn.
Prof. Banjo used the opportunity of the occasion to invite Otunba Daniel to the 16th anniversary of the University coming up in November, 2021.