Public hearing on establishment of University of Agricultural Technology Oke Ogun proposed by Senator Abdulfatai Buhari , lawmaker representing Oyo North Senatorial District is scheduled to hold on Monday 20th July 2020
According to a notice signed by Jane Ijeoma Okafor Clerk of the Senate committee on Tertiary Institution and TETFUND, the hearing will hold at conference hall 231, Senate building National Assembly complex Abuja
According to the notification, 25 copies of the memoranda to the committee and a soft copies in a flash drive are to be submitted to the committee secretariat 58 21A,Senate basement, White House, National Assembly complex
The bill to establish the Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Oke Ogun, Oyo state passed first reading in the senate on 25th April 2017 and passed the second reading on 7th November 2017 after which it was bill it was referred to the Committee on Tertiary Education for further legislative but unfortunately it could not continue before the expiration of the second term
On November 14 , 2019, Senator Buhari represent the bill and after it passed the second reading it was referred to the Committee on Tertiary Education for further legislative which will hold on Monday
Notable personalities from Oke Ogun including traditional rulers, youths and groups are expected to speak at the open forum where the issue will be discussed
Senator Buhari, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress APC during his campaign promises to facilitate Federal institution into the region which he believes will enhance development and create employment opportunities for the indigenes and residents of Oyo north and the state at large.