Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has ordered the Vice Chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho, Prof. M. O. Ologunde to step aside.
This was communicated in a letter signed by the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, on Friday.
The letter reads: “His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, the Governor of Oyo State and the visitor to the Ladoke Akintola University, 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.”
Though the reason for his sack was not disclosed, oyonews.com.ng gathered that the development may be in connection with the dissolution of the joint ownership of the institution by Oyo and Osun States.