Protest Rocks OSPOLY Over Suspension Of Rector

Scores of lecturers under the umbrella of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP),Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, chapter on Tuesday morning trooped out in their numbers to protest against the suspension of, Dr. Tajudeen Odetayo as the Rector.

It was gathered that the protesting staff chanting solidarity song baricaded the main campus entrance in iree which left the students writing exam stranded.

Recall that Gov Ademola Adeleke suspended Osun State Polytechnic, Iree rector, Dr Odetayo from office immediately over alleged corruption.

This was revealed in a statement signed by M.A.K Jimoh, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, on Monday.

According to the statement, Dr. Odetayo was suspended following allegations of financial recklessness, corruption, misappropriation of funds and abuse of office.

However, Gov Adeleke has directed Mr. Alabi Kehinde Adeyemi to take over as acting rector of the institution pending the investigation period.

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