LAUTECH Vice Chancellor has been sacked.
Truetells Nigeria reports that the Vice Chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Prof. M. O. Ologunde has been sacked on Friday by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde
The governor’s decision was made when he visited the institution. And the sack was communicated in a letter through the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, on Friday.
The sack is believed to be connected with the dissolution of the joint ownership of the institution by Oyo and Osun states.
Governor Makinde directed the VC to hand over forthwith to the principal dean officer in order not to interrupt academic activities in the university.
The letter reads in part, “His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo state and the visitor to the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso has directed that the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. M. O. Ologunde should step aside until further notice.
“Consequently, the VC has also been directed to hand over forthwith to the next principal officer in rank in order to ensure uninterrupted flow of normal activities of the institution.”