aksu360 can reveal that a candidate to serve as Acting Vice Chancellor for the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife would be picked today Thursday. Members of the Senate of the university would meet on today to pick the candidate as directed last Monday by President Muhammadu Buhari that the Senate to recommend a suitable person to be appointed as the Acting VC of the school pending the selection of the substantive VC.
Confirming that the Senate would meet to pick the candidate, university’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju, said the Senate comprising of the school serving professors have been duly notified.
According to hum: “There is uneasy calm on campus because the Senate will meet on Thursday, 21st July, 2016. But the campus is peaceful like graveyard. The law of the university says that the Senate must be given 72 hours notice of meeting.
“The president gave the directive on Monday and the 72 hours notice will lapse on Thursday, for adequate convergence of the meeting. All professors will meet and pick one of them with high profile and integrity a an Acting VC.
“After the meeting, the name and profile of the man chosen will be forwarded to the Minister of Education for onward transfer to President Buhari for approval and consequent announcement to the public”
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