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Saki Parapo, the umbrella body of all sons and daughters of Saki, has called on Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde to urgently review activities of the Platinum Consultant it engages to generate and save funds for all the state owned higher institutions.

The National President of Saki Parapo, Dr Festus Adedayo According to a release personally signed by him, Adedayo Adejumobi, said that this call has become imperative, as activities of the consultant has made the smooth running of the instructions, especially the Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, impossible.

Adejumobi stated that following his visitation to the Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, TOPS, for inspection of the general well-being of workers, so the body and Saki Elites could continue the self-help project being carried out in the school, he expressed his sadness on the stagnant state of infrastructural development in the institution, which is occasioned by lack of adequate funding on the account of the activities of the Platinum Consultant and as a result of which he called on Governor Seyi Makinde, who is the Visitor, to immediately do something about TOPS.

“…our findings has revealed that many challenges begging for solutions remain unsolvable, with the manner Platinum Consultant is handling the institution and we learned it is the same in other places.”

“As a matter of urgency, our amiable Governor needs to visit or declare an emergency on TOPS, as the school is facing a number of unbelievable challenges from lack of perimeter fencing; need to construct another Central Administrative building, as the old one is in bad state; bad and untared internal roads; lack of drainages which gives way to many gully erosions, causing untoward hardship for academic, non-academic and students during raining seasons to absence of master plan to follow in the development of the school.”

Saki Parapo President, Dr Adejumobi, while pleading with the state Governor, Seyi Makinde to terminate contract of the Platinum Consultant firm in the institution, charged the governor to carry out a descreet of the body’s claims at the school.

He further enjoined Governor Makinde to quickly constitute a Governing Council for the Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki. He revealed that the absence of a functioning council has created a void which is significantly impacting adversely, the administration, strategic planning, effective decision making and overall smooth operation of activities, thus jeopardizing the institution’s progress.

Meanwhile, all efforts of this reporter to speak with the top management officials of the institution to verify the issues raised proved abortive, but some staff members who spoke under condition of anonymity, corroborated the claims of Saki Among those who’s present at the occasion were National Vice president TPL. Rasaq Adebayo, Alh kola Busari, National Secretary, Mr. Ojo Solomon, National Fin. Secretary, Alhaja Tijani Adewumi National Treasurer, Hon Waheed Asiperi, Com Sola Ailako National PRO, Prince Oyelegbin Oyetunji among the others.

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