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On Lautech: Thank you, Governors Seyi Makinde and Gboyega Oyetola

I’ve been excited since the news broke yesterday. As a graduate of the University, a former Students Union President and the lead person for the #fundlautech initiative, I have emotional attachment to the Varsity
I recall how one leading political appointee- a Commissioner under the last government- called and threatened me because of my activism on the issue.
He told me point blank he could make me lose my job over the issue of Lautech and that all it would take was for his Principal-the then Governor- to put a call through to my Principal.
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Who Is Bankrolling Me?

During those heady days when Lautech was shut for a long time, I led the #FundLautech Initiative to crowdfund N1b in 90 days to pay the striking lecturers.
Together with a team of four committed and dogged ex-Ladokites, we brought a national awareness to that issue through a series of initiatives. We produced jingles, made quite a few catchy infographics, engaged in some advocacy among other interventions.
We also started the #FundLautech Internship for Lautech undergraduates who were home. We linked them with partners who gave them the opportunity to intern and learn various skills rather than sit at home doing nothing.
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