Following a violent protest which led to destroying of school’s properties, the management of Oyo State College of Education, Lanlate has announced the suspension of the Students’ Union President, Mr Muhammed Yusuf Olaitan and others.
The suspension was communicated to the students is separate letters dated 16th of December, 2020.
Similarly, students of the institution are to pay N10,000 as reparation for damage done to the college property during student demonstration.
In a letter signed by the College’s Acting Registrar, M.O. Abioye to relay the investigation of the panel set up by the governing council and its verdicts to the President, it was gathered that the suspension would last for a semester.
“You will recall that you appeared before the panel of investigation that was set up by the Governing Council to explain the times that you played in the student violent demonstration that took place on Friday, 6 November and Monday, 9 November 2020. The panel has since submitted its preliminary report.
“During deliberation and consideration of the report, council approved the panel’s recommendation which found you guilty of active participation in the wanton destruction of the College property. To this end, council has directed that you are suspended for one semester i.e the second semester of 2019/2020 academic session.
“It is hoped that you will have learnt a lesson about maintaining peace and abstaining from violating the oth to be of good conduct that you signed during your matriculation ceremony”.