The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) has finally approved the College of Education, located at Kilometers 4, Oyo Road, Ajelanwa, Iseyin, Oke-Ogun axis of Oyo State.
The Director, Academic Programmes Department of NCCE, Dr Umar Adamu Kwami, granted this approval in a letter with Reference Number: NCCE/AP/GC/43/V.7/126, dated 7th September 2022 and had it directed to the Proprietor and Chairman, Governing Board of the academic institution, Mr Owosenje Adewale.
The letter stressed that the College of Education in Iseyin is allowed to start academic operation as a College of Education after NCCE had acknowledged receipt of the letter of application along with the Remita Receipt (RRR.3006-9555-5925).
NCCE however asked the academic institution to invite it for a Resource Inspection Visit to the proposed college whenever the Proprietor and Chairman, Governing Council are ready.
In lieu of this, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Oyo State has shown regard for acknowledgment of the letter that the College of Education received from NCCE in respect of the approval.
Mr O. Akanji in a letter with the title “Re: Letter to Show Genuineness of Our Institution” signed on behalf of Honourable Commission and directed to the Proprietor of the school showed the receipt of the information on the commencement of the process of getting the academic institution registered as stated by NCCE.
Oyo State government however advised the institution to put in all efforts and resources needed to complete the statutory registration as directed by the regulated body of NCCE, Abuja.
It would be recalled that the same Oyo State government via the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology sometime in march, 2022 placed an embargo on the College of Education from proceeding with academic activities after it had claimed to have received a petition challenging the genuineness of the school.
While speaking with newsmen, the Proprietor and Chairman, Governing Board, Mr Owoseni Adewale thanked God Almighty for making the project a reality, adding that he has cause to glorify God after many obvious challenges that posed like impediments to hinder the possibility of long dreamt ambition.
Adewale, however, promised to work in line with directives stated by NCCE and also take to pieces of advice given by the Oyo State government to attain smooth and perfect academic programmes.