BREAKING: Suspended Osun College Of Education Provost Reinstated


The Committee set up by Osun State Government to investigate the leadership crisis rocking the Ila Orangun College of Education has reversed the suspension of the college provost, Prof Jimoh Afolabi and ordered status quo ante pending the outcome of the investigation.

This was contained in a statement issued by Mallam Olawale Rasheed ,Spokesperson to Gov Adeleke on Thursday, directed the Governing Council and the College management to revert to state of affairs before the eruption of the crisis.

According to the statement, the Committee Chairman, Hon Akinleye reminded the principal officers of the college’s enabling law, the public service financial regulations and the oath of office they took upon their appointments.

“We also don’t want the crisis to paralyze the school. Any protracted leadership crisis can disrupt academic activities and even the peace of the Ila Orangun community.

“At the same time, we want to ensure protection of public funds. We have made far reaching recommendations to prevent any future re-occurrence of such infighting and confrontation”, the Committee Chairman noted after the meeting.

The Governing Council Chairman, Dr Peter Babalola; the College Provost, Prof Jimoh Afolabi and other top officials of the College attended the committee hearing.

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