Students Gives 14-day ultimatum to Ogun Gov. Dapo Abiodun to sack Commissioner


The National Association of Universities’ Students( NAUS’), has actually released a 14 -day ultimatum to Ogun State Governor, Mr Dapo Abiodun, to sack the new Appointed Commissioner for Education, Prof Sidi Osho, over the supposed scandal surrounding her disengagement by her previous company.

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NAUS averred that designating somebody declared of forgery leading to her sack by her previous company, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, signified that the education sector no longer appreciates self-respect and genuineness.

The students released a 14- day ultimatum to the guv to sack the Commissioner or face mass demonstration by students from universities domiciled in OgunState

A statement provided to newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Saturday, by NAUS’ National Vice President, Com David Aridiogo, stated It was heartwrenching that regardless of supposed major scandal versus Osho, the State federal government had actually declined to drop her and change with somebody with unblemished records to head the education ministry.

“It is upsetting to note that the consultations that have actually been made in current times by the Ogun State federal government in the Ministry of Education in the State have actually had plenty of scandals which is a heavy blow on the State federal government when it comes to the concern of stability.

“We discovered it awkward that regardless of the truth that we have a NANS National officer in the State and likewise State structure of NANS, none had actually considered it in shape to deal with the concern vis-a-vis the threat it hints to education sector, since we can not turn over education in the hands of somebody that can not stand the test of stability.

“There should be a paradigm shift in the method we manage our education. Cases of falsification, perjury and forgery can no longer be endured in the consultations of supervisors of the education sector.

“The state federal government should be able to offer concrete proof that the commissioner has actually been cleared of her supposed sins prior to we can alter our minds and to persuade us that the best individual had actually been provided the task.

“As students, we have no scores to settle with Prof Sidi Osho, we are only concerned about the future of education in Ogun State and nothing more”, Aridiogo stated.

Aridiogo, nevertheless, contacted the State federal government to as a matter of requirement and seriousness to change her name with that of somebody that is proficient, and who can be relied on with such a charging position as the education commissioner.

” It is on this we specify unconditionally that failure to do this, the State federal government will be confronted with stiff resistance up until the best thing is done”, he alerted.

Following consultation of Prof Osho as commissioner candidate, numerous petitions were composed to the Ogun state House of Assembly that the Don was sacked by her previous company for supposed forgery and falsification.

Meanwhile, the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti,Prof Kayode Shoremekun has actually condemned the attack on reporters in line of task throughout the demonstration staged by the NASU and SSANU of hisSchool

The Non-Academic Staff and Senior Staff Association of the organization had on Tuesday staged a demonstration at the entryway of the organization over non-implementation of their promos, danger and Christmas allowances in addition to some sundry concerns.

The reporters welcomed to cover the demonstration were assaulted by some employees of the organization with a conventional belt comparable to the one used by cultists, however were avoided by some leaders of the 2 unions of theUniversity

The University Vice Chancellor,Prof Shoremekun who was talking to newsmen in Ado Ekiti in the wake of the attack dissociated himself and the school management from the attack and treatment portioned to reporters in his school.

Shoremekun who is likewise a seasoned reporter described that he would never ever venture into any activities that might weaken the genuine service of men of pen occupation anywhere and at anytime.

The vice-chancellor who was likewise speaking on the grouse of the opposing employees of the organization kept in mind that a few of the agitations of the employees contravene commercial relations.

“Supposedly unpaid hazard allowance and what they called irregularities in promotions, as at Friday I met with the workers and we went over these issues, agreed on how to push the momentum forward with a view to ensuring that the University assumes its normal tempo”

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Prof Shoremekun who preserved that the matter was still an internal affairs as at last Friday revealed shock that the Unionists welcomed newsmen for the protection their Congress, including that the employees had an ominous intention to have actually started such.

“We were supposed to meet again to review the issues and that they had to call a Congress at the gate of the University, which I think runs clearly against University idea. Because, if they want to hold a Congress, there are lecture rooms, theatres, classrooms where such congress can be held, but they decided against my counsel to still hold this particular meeting at the gate of the university. I think the intention was to give it a dramatic edge”

He nevertheless additional described that whatever the employees did on the day of that demonstration plainly counter the standard laws of commercial relations, including that there are laws which he said governs companies and workers relations.

On the concern of danger allowance and backdoor recruitment, the Vice-Chancellor described that there was absolutely nothing of such throughout their discussion, keeping in mind that it is difficult to hire any personnel through backdoor to organization without including the Federal Character Commission in any recruitment workout.

He stated the danger allowance had actually been embedded in their wages and payment has actually started because October 2019 including that the employees are requiring defaults of danger allowance.



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