COOP COLLEGE ENDS THREE-DAY STRATEGIC MEETING, DEVELOPS ROADMAP TO STRENGTHEN THE COOPERATIVE SYSTEM IN LAGOS.
Uploaded by Michael George on June 16, 2021
From L-R Mr. Mr. Raji Oyebowale, Chairman, Lagos State Cooperative College Governing Council;
Oladele Oyebowale, Special Adviser to the Governor on Commerce, Industry and Cooperative; Dr. (Mrs), Lola Akande, Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperative (MCIC); Oluseyi Whenu, Permanent Secretary, (MCIC) and Mr. Akorede Ojomu, Provost, Lagos State Cooperative College.
The Chairman, governing council of the Lagos Cooperative College, Mr. Wale Oyebowale, has assured Stakeholders of the College’s preparedness to strengthen Cooperative movement in the State.
He gave the assurance in his remarks at the end of a three-day strategic meeting of the College’s governing council and management with the theme, “Setting Agenda for Growth and Excellence”
Mr Oyebowale noted that though young in terms of operating as a full-fledged educational institution, the Lagos Cooperative College has been boosting the capacity of cooperators through the provision of relevant theoretical and practical knowledge in line with global best practices in the sector since 2018.
Speaking in a similar vein, the Provost, Prince Akorede Ojomo said a roadmap had been outlined and assured Stakeholders that moving forward, the College would not only meet, but also surpass Stakeholders expectations
Earlier, the Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr Lola Akande had expressed confidence in the College’s ability to fulfil its mandate as the State government had put in place the needed mechanism for it to thrive.
She also expressed optimism that in addition to providing economic sustenance, the College would continue to create employment especially for the youths
Correspondent Omolara Omosanya reports that the three-day strategic meeting was aimed at formulating a developmental working document for the institution.