Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has set up a five-member panel of eminent indigenes of the state to advise him on how the state government can take sole ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).

The university, which is located in Ogbomoso in Oyo State, is jointly owned by Oyo and Osun states, having been created when the two states were one.

Mr Makinde said the "committee's mandate is to, in a manner of speaking, secure a divorce for Oyo State from joint ownership of the university with Osun State."

In a statement on the official Twitter page of the governor, Mr Makinde disclosed the members of the committee. They are Ayodeji Omole as Chairman, Jumoke Akinjide, Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN),...