Adeleke dissolves Osun varsity governing council


Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has approved the dissolution of the Governing Council of Osun State University (UNIOSUN) with immediate effect.

This announcement was made by the State Head of Service, S.A. Aina, during a press conference held in Osogbo on Friday evening. recalls that the Yusuf Alli-led council of the university was appointed by former governor Rauf Aregbesola in 2016 and was reappointed by the immediate past governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, after it completed its first five-year tenure.

Expressing his gratitude, Aina acknowledged the significant contributions made by the members of the Governing Council to the university’s development.

He thanked them for their selfless service and unwavering commitment to both the university and the state as a whole.

“The Governor deeply appreciates the Council members for their invaluable dedication and notable contributions towards the growth of the University and the progress of the State,” Aina stated.

He also extended his best wishes to the members of the Council in their future endeavours.

Meanwhile, the state government on Friday explained that its proposed staff audit is not a witch-hunt or an agenda to sack civil servants.

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The labour leaders in the state had rejected the staff audit, saying such exercise conducted in the past subjected workers and pensioners to untold hardship.

A statement by the spokesperson for the governor, Olawale Rasheed, said, “The administration wishes to put it on record that there is no hidden agenda to sack workers through the ongoing staff audit. The deep relationship between Governor Ademola Adeleke and the labour movement is unprecedented in the history of labour and the government in Osun state.

“As a government with labour welfare as the first item on its governance agenda, the unions are reassured that their interest and that of their members are well protected. The request of the labour leadership to be part of the audit process is being looked into by the state government.”

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