Latest information reaching schoolwatch.com.ng has it that, the LASU Students Union has passed a vote of confidence in the Vice Chancellor, urging him to remain in office and complete his tenure.
The decision was reached after the Union congress held on 20th March 2015 at LASU MBA Hall.
According to the communique made available to journalists, four resolutions were reached by the students’ union at the end of the congress stating that; the vice-chancellor should remain in office and complete his tenure and the school academic calendar should remain the same and shouldn’t be postponed.
Others stated that the students’ union should write the management on Monday 23rd march 2015 that the excess school fees be refunded before Friday 27th march 2015 and the students should not pay school fees until the university management refunds excess fees.
The Union arrived at the above decision after Comrades Fawale Ajibola, Ridwan Oyelakin, Oloko Sodiq, Abudulahi Mohammed and Aregbeshola Yinka critically examined the state of the institution and the performance of its Vice chancellor, Professor John Obafunwa.
Their assessment of Obafunwa pointed to some remarkable achievements since he assumed office.
Comrade Fawale Ajibola, a student from the faculty of education on his part deliberated on the issue of the school academic calendar, stating the importance of the VC to the good and perfect flow of academic activities in the school coupled with the online release of results. He, also called the attention of the congress to the developmental projects ongoing in the school, which were not possible without the presence of Prof John Obafunwa.
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Also speaking, Comrade Ridwan Oyelakin, a student from faculty of science discussed the issues of regular matriculations and convocations, stating that he is not bothered if the VC leaves or not but he wants the university main gates to be open with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, Comrade Aregbeshola Yinka on his part stated that the management cannot be owing him and still expect him to pay another fee and as such the students should not pay school fees until refund is made available.
As a result, Comrade Fawale Ajibola advised that the VC should be permitted to come to office to attend to issues of refund and that the student union should write a letter to the appropriate quarters on Monday 23 March 2015 notifying them of 5days deadline for the refund of our excess school fees.
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