ASUU Condemns UNIOSUN Council For Sacking VC

Filed in OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY by on May 28, 2015 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union of Universities at the Osun University branch has condemned the Governing Council of the institution for terminating the appointment of its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Bashir Okesina.

ASUU in statement said the sack violated the principle of equity and fairness.

The statement was also signed by the ASUU Secretary, Mr. Wende Olaosebikan; Treasurer, Mr. Sunday Sasona; Welfare Officer, Mr. Samuel Kayode; Internal Auditor, Dr. A.A. Adewumi; and Legal Officer, Nasir Adeniyi.
Others are Prof. A. W. Gbolagade (member); Dr. Kola Olusanya (member), and Dr. A.O. Popoola(member).

The statement read, “ASUU UNIOSUN wishes to state categorically and condemn in strong terms the termination of appointments of the university bursar and registrar as well as the recommendation for termination of appointment of the vice chancellor.

“We view the sacking of these principal officers as prejudicial and done in bad faith on the strength of the fact that it violates the principle of equity and fairness.
“It is instructive to state that a Visitation Panel was instituted by Governor of the State of Osun and the report submitted.

“ASUU UNIOSUN is of the opinion that it would have been better for the council to wait for the White Paper on the report to be released by the Governor before assuming the position of a judge in their own case.
” Against the backdrop of the foregoing, ASUU UNIOSUN hereby calls for the immediate reversal if this decision.”

“Against the backdrop of the on-going, ASUU-UNIOSUN hereby calls for the immediate reversal of the decision pending the outcome of the white paper on the matter.’’

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