Following the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that the Senate of the Obafemi Awolowo University recommend an acting Vice-Chancellor for the Institution, the Senate has called for a meeting on Thursday, 21st July 2016 to this end. The meeting, which was announced on the University's website is to be chaired by the Vice-Chancellor Administration, Professor O. A Ajayi. Find the release below;
"This is to give Notice of a Special Meeting of Senate scheduled as follows:
Date: Thursday 21st July 2016
Venue: Conference Hall, Conference Centre and Guest Houses
Time: 10.00 am
1.“To recommend a qualified member of Senate to the Honorable Minister of Education for appointment as Acting Vice-Chancellor” as directed by the Visitor to the University.
Kindly note that this meeting has been called and will be chaired by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Prof. O. A. Ajayi, pursuant to the following provisions of the Standing Orders of Senate:
“1b. The Senate shall also meet to transact urgent business at such other times as the Vice-
Chancellor, or in his absence, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor shall require.” and
“4(2)In the absence of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor shall preside at meetings of Senate"