OAU Suspends 2 Students Union Leaders

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The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife has suspended two students union leader indefinitely over a clash. The students are Vice-President, Jacob Tosin Grace and Director of Socials, Adedayo Afolabi Emmanuel.

It was gathered that the clash occurred while the union was deliberating on how to expend the sum of N3.8m released to the union by the school management.
According to a member of the union, Grace was displeased about how her colleagues wanted to disburse the funds and engaged in a physical altercation with Emmanuel.
A statement released on Friday by D.O. Awoyemi, OAU registrar, conveyed the notice of their suspension.

It read in part: “Following a report of physical manhandling received by the vice-chancellor involving two members of the students union central executive council on September 5, the vice chancellor is satisfied that the code of conduct for the university community has been breached.

“He has therefore decided to suspend the students alleged to be involved in the incidence until a full investigation is conducted to determine their level of culpability.”

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