Buhari Reinstates Suspended UNILAG VC, Ogundipe
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice Chancellor of the College of Lagos, who was suspended, has been reinstated, The PUNCH experiences.
This was contained in a press release from the Ministry of Schooling’s Director Press and Public Relations, Ben-Bem Goong, on Wednesday.
The assertion was titled, ‘Re: Report of particular visitation panel to UNILAG’.
It learn partially, “President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Customer to the College of Lagos has authorised the Report of the Particular Visitation Panel to the College of Lagos.
“The highlights of the findings and suggestions authorised by Mr. President are as follows – the removing of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe because the Vice Chancellor didn’t comply with due course of.
“The Vice Chancellor was not granted a chance to defend himself on the allegations upon which his removing was primarily based. He ought to accordingly be re-instated.
“All allegations made towards the Vice Chancellor and the administration of the College earlier than and after the Structure of the Particular Visitation Panel ought to be referred to common Visitation Panel for thorough investigation and crucial suggestions.
“The method adopted by the Council within the appointment of Professor Omololu Soyombo as Appearing Vice-Chancellor of the College was inconsistent with the provisions of the Legislation referring to the appointment of an Appearing Vice-Chancellor.
“The Governing Council ought to be dissolved.
“Mr. President after cautious overview of the report has authorised all of the suggestions of the Panel.
‘Accordingly, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe is hereby reinstated because the Vice Chancellor of the College of Lagos.
“The Governing Council of the College of Lagos Chaired by Dr. B. O. Babalakin is hereby dissolved. Mr. President hopes these steps will convey peace, stability, focus and path to the College.”