Wednesday, 23 March 2016

OAU SU Leaders Get Reduced Suspension Period

The suspended union leaders of Obafemi Awolowo University have been told to resume after this session following several external interventions in the matter.

The SU President, Akande Omotayo a.k.a TY, Secretary
General, Oketooto Oluwaseun a.k.a Hon. Seun and Ojedokun Emmanuel a.k.a Immanuel Kant faced an inquiry panel set up by the university authority looked into and investigated the alleged disruption of Prof. Y. K. Yusuf's class late last year and were later suspended for 6, 4 and 4  semesters each respectively on January 8, 2016.

Following their written appeal to the university management and letters of apology especially to Prof.Y.K Yusuf as well as the intervention of the Academic Staff Union of Universities Universities (ASUU) OAU branch, national body and the south west zone of National Association of Nigerian students (NANS) and that of His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, the Vice Chancellor reviewed their punishment and have decided to comminute their suspension to one Semester.

In a release from the Office of the Registrar and letters of notification given to the suspended officers, it was stated that they are to resume academic activities in the University at the beginning of Harmattan semester of 2015/2016 session.

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