Recently, rumor has it that the EFCC has LAUTECH on its top list of institutions as king den of cyber crimes.
news, since its release has met with several reactions for and against,
but it is pertinent to know that such an allegation on our prestigious
institution is an assassination of character that requires immediate
attention and raising eyebrow, as its implications on the great students
of this institution is haphazard in the labour market and a dent on the
school image on the global stage as against the true image of the
higher citadel of learning.
Starting with the most recent,
LAUTECH just defeated UNIOSUN in a football competition with four goals
to nothing. This shows the spirit of sportsmanship that runs in the vein
of Ladokites, having produced homegrown talents that has represented
the institution, state, and Nigeria at large in the likes of SEYI
OLOFINJANA ( Former Super Eagles Player) and a whole lot of others to
mention but a few, despite the known challenges we are facing from our
nonchalant governments and the TWO Constituted Authority Governors of
OSUN & OYO state.
As students of a school representing
Excellence, Integrity and Service, a team from Ladoke Akintola
University of Technology Ogbomoso won the Hult prize Nigeria finals held
in Abuja May 2018, they won against teams from Ahmadu Bello university
zaria, University of ilorin, University of Benin, University of Lagos,
Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University Ile- Ife just to mention a few.
that HULT PRIZE IS THE WORLD LARGEST student competition for social
good and community impact. Also a team from lautech won the Imagine Cup
West Africa finals(2014) in which they represented the school in
Seattle, United States (Imagine cup is the largest student competition
for technology by Microsoft). On three occasions team Lautech had won
the National, Regional and got to the Semifinals of the GOOGLE ONLINE
MARKETING CHALLENGE, the biggest competition for digital and online
marketing in the world for University Students.
student of Lautech named ISMAIL OLALEKAN (ISMUMMY) has won several
HACKATHON competition both home and abroad to earn him the best
Programmer in Nigeria.
All of these and many more proves that
LADOKITES are good ambassador of the country, home and beyond, and all
of these feats are achieved amidst several trials the institution is
Finally, Ladokites are known for their high level of
integrity and it is expected of a sane Government, body/organization to
tap into the numerous talents in the institution to help suggest and
solve the major challenges we are facing in this country rather than
disturbing and harassing the innocent youths.