Ogun govt. to upgrade state libraries — Commissioner



Ogun government says all libraries in state will soon be upgraded to e-libraries, in order to attract and encourage seekers knowledge.Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu,  Commissioner for , Science and Technology,  made this known during a monitoring exercise to the Simeon Adebo Library in on Thursday.Arigbabu said it was important for the state libraries to be conducive, with the necessary equipment and facilities to function properly.He said that the Simeon Adebo Library would wear a new look in few months, and the state library in Ijebu-Ode was also being refurbished

.This, he said, would also spread  to other libraries across state. commissioner said that ministry had been working in tandem with the Bureau Information Technology to make the state  libraries digital.“As government, we will continue all sectors,

which library also part .” We are working together with the Bureau Information Technology to digitalise our libraries to E-libraries, where all available materials can be accessed,” Arigbabu said .In remark , the Director of State Libraries, Mr. Vincent Giwa, said since the inception of Gov. Dapo Abiodun-led administration, the libraries had experienced good turnaround after years of neglect.(NAN)