Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has formally renamed the Tai-Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ajose as the Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology (SACOETEC).
He pledged that the institution would remain a college of education with the mandate to groom middle level teachers for the educational system of the country.
Abiodun who made this known during the formal unveiling, said his administration would not relent in its quest to make the institution an envy of others in the country.
The governor pointed out that the institution would continue to run its degree programmes, as well as accommodate science and technology courses.
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He declared that his administration would be supporting the college in the area of infrastructure, disclosing that the ongoing reconstruction of the road from Ala, passing through Omu-Ijebu, would soon be commissioned.
Abiodun who said Ijebuland had prospered under the Awujale, also commended the monarch for singlehandedly establishing a world-class International Institute of Governance at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye.
He further acknowledged the monarch for creating room for development and facilitating developmental programmes through his friends and associates into the state.
Earlier, the chairman of the governing council of the institution, Adeyemi Adefulu, said the renaming of the college was part of the massive and fundamental re-organisation of the college.