The Governing Council of the multi-campus Osun State
University (UNIOSUN) has sacked three principal officers.
The council recommended for approval of the Visitor,
Governor Rauf Aregbesola, the termination of the
appointment of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Bashir Okesina.
The council, on Tuesday, gave letters of termination of
appointment to the Registrar and the Bursar, Dr. Julius
Faniran and Alhaji Fatai Lasisi.
The termination of their appointments followed the
recommendations of the Visitation Panel set up by the
The panel probed the allegations of financial
misappropriation and mismanagement in the university.
But the university’s chapter of the Academic Staff Union of
Universities (ASUU) has rejected the decision.
In a statement by its Chairman, Dr. Abiona Oluseye and
eight other officers, the union said the action was done in
The union also said the sack was prejudicial and violates
the principle of equity and fairness.
It said: “It is instructive to state that a visitation panel was
constituted by the governor and the report submitted.