Around last month, the media was blazing with the news of Prof. Elujoba; the former acting VC of Obafemi Awolowo University. His bank account was frozen due to some investigation for an alleged fraud. The former acting VC and former acting bursar; Mrs Josephine Akeredolu were arraigned on seven- count charges of conspiracy, stealing,paying of earned and productivity allowance of N1.4 billion to the staff of the university without authority’s approval, illegal payment of furniture allowance, abuse of office and conversion of money belonging to the university.
However, An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday 25th of June, 2020, discharged and acquitted the former Acting Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Anthony Elujoba of abuse of office and financial misappropriation.
The prosecution team was led by Mr M. S. Usman who called three witnesses and tendered exhibit to prove it case.