June 18, 2024

BY ODIANOSEN BELIEVE OSEMUAHU

The Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA), in its bid to scale up registration and make all residents irrespective of tribe, gender and social status key into the plans of the State Government, has decided to set up a dedicated Centre at the main campus of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, where staff and students can register/validate with ease.

The plan was revealed today during the courtesy visit of the General Manager of LASRRA, Mrs. Adebiyi-Abiola Bilikiss and some officials of the Agency to the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, MNI, NPOM, and her team at the Institution.

Adebiyi-Abiola noted that Lagos State University is a great citadel that is ranked high amongst other institutions in Nigeria and recognised globally, as such, much attention should be accorded to the institution in terms of planning for its students and staff. “It is very important that people in this institution are all included in the database of the Agency so that adequate arrangement in terms of their welfare and social-economic well-being are adequately catered for”, she said.

The General Manager further stated that the setting up of a dedicated centre at LASU Main Campus is to make registration/validation as well as LAG-IDpick-upp seamless and easier so that staff and students do not have to go from one LG/LCDA to another just to get registered/validated.

While explaining that the process of registration begins with an online registration before physical capturing of biometrics can take place, Adebiyi-Abiola added that the process of registration is completed with the issuance of a smart, multipurpose card which has different functionalities.

On her part, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olatunji-Bello who earlier warmly welcomed the team, applauded the idea of setting up a dedicated centre to facilitate compliance with the directive that all Lagos State Government-funded Institutions must all key into the LASRRA database.

Professor Olatunji-Bello, therefore, directed the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Department of the Institution to interface with the LASRRA team to achieve the laudable initiative.

Also present during the courtesy visit by the LASRRA Team are Principal Officers from different Directorates of the Institution.