FUNAAB to recall VC, sacked SSANU members


The Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has approved the recall of 23 members of the
Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (SSANU),
who were sacked by the Council and the institution’s vice-chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole. This was contained in a statement
from the Directorate of the Public Relations
Unit, on Friday, that the move was part of
efforts to resolve the recent unrest, following
series of appeals from within and outside the
university community.

The decision was taken at the 92nd meeting
of the Council, held last Thursday, and
chaired by Mrs Susan Oludiya, a member of
the Council, in line with the agreement that
the chairmanship be rotated, till the
reconstitution of a new one.

The unconditional letters of re-absorption,
were signed by the Acting Registrar and
Secretary to the Council, Mr. Obafemi Oginni.
It would be recalled that the Governing
Council, at its 90th statutory meeting,
approved the disengagement of some staff
from the services of the university for various

However, to ensure that the university enjoys
permanent respite, a Council committee to
investigate the lingering industrial unrest and
tension in the university was constituted, to
look into the immediate and remote causes of
the unrest. The work of the committee is on-


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