The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Anthony Elujoba, has changed the heads of major parastatals in the institution.
Apart from changing heads of major divisions, the acting VC also ordered the reinstatement of four suspended students.
The students, who study at the department of International Relations, were suspended a year ago.
This is as full activities, including academic programmes, have resumed in the university.
It will be recalled that the acting VC of the university emerged after several protests by workers and students of the university over alleged injustice.
In an exclusive document titled ‘2016/2017 directorate appointment’, no fewer than 29 heads were posted to a new position.
In the document obtained on Wednesday and signed by the acting VC, the newly appointed directors and heads are expected to use one year and get 15 per cent responsibility allowance.
The newly appointed heads are Prof. B.J. Olasode reployed Chairman, Security Committee; Mr. Ganiyu Oyebode, Deputy Chairman Security Committee; Prof. H. B. Olaniyi, Director, Centre for Distance Learning; Dr. O. O Akinwunmi, Deputy Director, Centre for Distance Learning; Prof. Muibi Opeloye, Chairman, Board of OAU Investment Company Limited; Dr. Bisi Olowekere, Deputy Chairman, Board of OAU Investment Company Limited.
Also, Dr. R. O. Osoniyi,was appointed as Deputy Director, Central Science Laboratory; Mr. Abu Lasisi, Secretary, Sports Council; Engineer J. A. Ayodeji, Coordinator, Division of Works and Maintenance Services; Engineer O. Alao, Acting Director, Physical Planning and Development Unit; Prof. L. E. Umoru, Director, Central Technological Workshop and Laboratory; Prof. S. A. Ibitoye, Director, Equipment Maintenance Services Dr. M. K Alofe, Deputy Director, Equipment Maintenance Services; Engr O. A. Adewara, Acting Director, Computer Centre; Mrs. M. J. Nasir, Deputy Director, Computer Centre.
Others are Prof. A. A. Okunade as Director, Information Technology and Communication Unit; Dr. Toyin Mejuini, Acting Director, Information Technology and Communication Unit; Dr. Grace Akinola, Acting Dean, Divisional of Students Affairs; Dr. B. S. Afolabi, Vice-Dean, Divisional of Students Affairs; Engineer A. T. Oyeniran, Head, Water Engineering Unit, DWMS; Engineer O. O. Akinnagbe, Assistant Head, Water Engineering Unit, DWMS; Prof. S. A. Adediran, Director, Sports Council; Prof. O. O. Soriyan, Director, Central Science Laboratory; Prof. O. K. Owolarafa, Coordinator, Centre for Distance Learning; Prof. F. A. Adesina, Director, Linkages; Dr. O. Ogunlusi, Deputy Director, Linkages; Prof. T. O. Osotimehin, Director IFEDS; Prof. T. O. Oyebisi, Director TPDU; Dr. Akanni Akinyemi, Acting Director, Intellectual Property Technology Transfer Office.
However, a copy of the reinstatement letter addressed to the four suspended student warned them against further misconduct.
The letter read in part, “Further to our letter of suspension dated July 25, 2015, I write to inform you that the suspension order placed on you has expired at the end of 2014/2015 academic session.
“You are therefore required to resume your academic programme at the beginning of 2015/201e6 session. Howevere, you are bound to be of good behaviour as any further misconduct from you will be met with stricter disciplinary action.”
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