The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Olayemi Oyebanji, has condemned the killing of Deborah Atanda, a female student of Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), demanding Justice for her death.
The Ekiti State Police Command, on Thursday, said it had arrested 10 suspects in connection with the death of a student of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Modupe Deborah.
This is contained in a statement issued by Rotimi, on Thursday in Abuja, where he demanded a thorough investigation into the murder with a view to bringing the perpetrators to justice.
The Management of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State on Thursday announced the death of one of its students, Modupe Atanda.
This is contained in a statement issued by the institution’s Head of Corporate Services Office, Foluso Ogunmodede, on behalf of the Registrar, Mufutau Ibrahim, in Oye-Ekiti on Monday.
Prof. Afolabi advocated for a number of economic measures which included immediate stoppage of application for loans, creation of wealth rather than alleviating poverty, and reduction of the cost of governance among others.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the bus, according to the management led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Fasina, is to cushion the effect of the removal of fuel subsidy.
Director of the University’s Directorate of Ventures and investments, Associate Professor Matthew Oluwole Arowolo of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, disclosed the development to the university media team on Thursday.
The Registrar of the university, Mufutau Ibrahim, made the clarification in a statement he issued Friday in Oye-Ekiti.
Fasina made the appeal during the fourth matriculation ceremony of postgraduate students of the university held in Oye-Ekiti.
Addressing a news conference, on Monday in Oye-Ekiti, ahead of the ceremony, Fasina said that the 91 students were among 3,914 others to be awarded their degree certificates at the event.
Prof. Opoola made the recommendation while presenting his inaugural lecture as first Professor of Applied Linguistics of the Ivory Tower. His lecture was entitled: ” Linguistics and Languages as Scientific tools for Nation Building” and with it, he explained how the two fields of study could help in nation building, particularly, in the area of combating violent and immoral acts such as terrorism, kidnapping, cultism, prostitution and hooliganism which unfortunately hold sway in the country today.
He also said linguistics and languages should new seen as scientific tools for nation building.
The FUOYE Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Fasina, described the inclusion of FUOYE among the list of the federal universities allegedly planning hike in tuition fees as “strange.”
It was the 11th matriculation ceremony of the institution which was organised by the University Ceremonial Committee chaired by Prof. Tajudeen Opoola and which comprises deans of the faculties, as well as other officials of the university.
Besides, the Senior Advocate said such appointment had become legally irreversible.
The formidable FUOYE team made history when they defeated Lead City University in a 2-0 win on Monday, June 26, 2022.
Prof. Fasina had filed a suit last year, urging the Federal High Court, Lagos division to protect his fundamental human rights against an alleged abuse by the officials of the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) who invaded the premises of FUOYE last year’s June.
Odusanya and Akande were last year dismissed from the university as Registrar and Bursar after incontrovertible evidence established against them was obtained from a thorough investigation that indicted them of committing gross misconduct against the university regulations, was conducted.
Two of the successful awardees, Tijani Abdulmalik Damilare and Oke Emmanuel Omotola were of the upwardly mobile Ivory Tower, FUOYE. Tijani is of the Physics Department while Oke is a final year undergraduate of the Department of Theatre and Media Arts. The duo of Tijani and Oke had won the last academic contest of the Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYLF) awards and were officially conferred with the garlands by the founder of the RAYLF, Oba Adeyeye at the Grand ocassion which was well attended by eminent Nigerians at the Oduduwa hall of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (OAU).