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Governing Council Suspends Ibarapa Polytechnic Rector, Eyitayo


…dissolves management team over non-accreditation of courses

By Bode Akinbide, Ibadan

Following the crises rocking the Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa, over non accreditation of some courses in the institution, the Governing Council of the Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa has announced the suspension of the institution Rector, Mr Iyiola Eyitayo and his management team.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the chairman of the governing council, Mr Samuel Ogundariji which was made available to journalist in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Recalled that some of the ex students of the school, who graduate in 2016 and yet to be giving their certificate and mobilised for their compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) trooped out on Thursday in a protest to showed their grievances, which led to the closure of the school by the protesting ex students.

The statement which was addressed to the Rector reads ‘there is no doubt that you are aware of the crises circulating on the issue of non accreditation of some courses being levelled against the school, the management of which you are a principal knows that some students who have graduated for some years but they could not be mobilised for the mandatory NYSC since their graduation.

“You are also aware of other pertaining issues that actually requires processing by the governing council.

“In view of the forgoing and pursuant to the directive of the governing council of the Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa after some consultation with the members and in consideration of the law and regulation enabling the governing council, you are hereby required to proceed on your accumulated cleave with immediate effect pending the time the issue on ground will be resolved.”

“You are directed to hand over to the Deputy Rector senior to you and you are to stop further withdrawal of funds unnecessary from all the school accounts by the current signatories.”

Meanwhile, the governing council has appointed Mr Peter Adejumo as the acting Rector, Mr Rauf Bello and Mr Deolu Obagunle as the acting Busar and acting registrar respectively.

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