*urges its indigenes in LAUTECH Ogbomoso not to panic
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Osun State Government’ on Saturday announced the renaming of former LAUTECH Teaching Hospital in Osogbo as UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital.
The government in a statement by the state Commissioner of Education, Honourable Folorunso Oladoyin Bamisayemi for Osun LAUTECH Committee under the Chairmanship of Professor Olu Aina emphasized that the change is with immediate effect.Also in the statement, Osun State government advised “Staff and Students of Osun extraction in Ogbomoso campus of LAUTECH to please remain there in Ogbomoso as their interests have been well protected by the MoU signed by the two Governors and there is no reason for any staff to panic as their rights, privileges and duties will be dictated by the terms of their contract of employment.”
“The Government of the State of Osun has approved the renaming of former LAUTECH Teaching Hospital as UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital (UNIOSUNTH), Osogbo with immediate effect. All Consultants and other staff of the College of Health Sciences as well as the Teaching Hospital in Osogbo are assured of job security under the new arrangement as nobody will suffer loss of job or income as a result of the separation of ownership.” it said
The statement added “Osun State University has been directed to take over the College of Health Sciences and the former LAUTECH Teaching Hospital in Osogbo. This new development will compliment the MAIN Teaching Hospital that is under construction and donated by Mr & Mrs Modupe and Folorunso Alakija.”
“Government of the State of Osun has no reason to doubt the commitment and integrity of her counterpart in Oyo State as regards the faithful implementation of the MOU on job security and protection of students rights. Hence, there is no need for any panic induced request for mass transfer of workers of Osun extraction from Ogbomoso to Osun”.