FG Suspends Two Vice Chancellors over Corruption Charges

FUNAAB VC Prof Olusola Oyewole

The Federal Government, Thursday, May 11, suspended the the vice chancellors of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) Prof Adebiyi Daramola, and Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof Olusola Oyewole over allegations levelled against them by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU). The allegations were slammed against the two Vice Chancellors on Wednesday, May 10 by SSANU which had called for the sack of four Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities over alleged corruption.

Daily Mail reports that among the four VCs listed by SSANU were Daramola and Oyewole. The letter of suspension which was signed by Dr Hussaini Adamu, the acting Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, indicated that they were suspended in connection with their ongoing trial at the behest of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

FUTA VC Prof Adebiyi Daramola

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. ogonna Marycynthia nkemjika

    Corruption must stop in did country
    (17)

  2. ogonna Marycynthia nkemjika

    Corruption must stop in dix country

  3. Am happy that the federal government helps to fight corruption and rate of crime in our country.

  4. Corruption, this world is really turning into something else
    Quiz number:18
    Group number:15 A

  5. The world is sure corrupted
    Quiz number:16
    Group number:15 A

  6. Ubabuko Chiamaka

    Thanks to the federal government for their effort to stop corruption in our country…………. Hope other Vice chancellors will learn from this

  7. onyinye grace nwankwo

    Corruption though… But what they were accused of was not stated at all… Nigeria and corruption. (65)

  8. when will corruption stop in this country

  9. those suspending vice chancellors over corruption charges are
    not clean either. Remove the log in your eyes before you remove that of others.

  10. This country z too corrupt so bad.(29)

  11. 2015054109 quiz no. 20

    lolsss, I love this,
    even VC but my school vc is different he is d best.
    very soon it will lecturers turn,
    corruption must stop

  12. Fighting corruption begins with you and I.

  13. Well.. only God know what they really did for them to be sanctioned this way.. let’s say NO to CORRUPTION

  14. Fighting corruptions begins with you and I

  15. Certainly this is what we want.. No to corruption. 201505458

  16. This is a very good news for we Nigerian…. if this continues things will go well for us.(31)

  17. Ubah Geraldmarthin Chidera

    that is a good job, a big thanks to SSANU indeed a good fight against corruption 104

  18. Udechukwu chiamaka

    we say no to corruption

  19. Udechukwu chiamaka

    we say no to corruption(37)

  20. ebeagwu chinonye quiz (79)

    lets fight together and stop corruption because corruption brings nothing but downfall

  21. okeke chiamaka gabriella

    Let’s join hands to fight corruption in this country
    GROUP 15A
    NO 21

  22. IFURUEZE LIGHT C (3)

    its a good thing they got suspended, in order to reduce corruption.

  23. Eze priscillia obianuju

    A job well done by the federal government, measures like this should increase in order to reduce corruption in our educational system.
    quiz number 7

  24. Ndife uchechukwu lilian

    unbelievable! vice Chancellor what are they teaching their students (72)

  25. Okoye Mmesoma Paschaline

    corruption every where a hole Vice Chancellor

  26. EGBULEM ASSUMPTA UJUNWA

    How do we grow as a country when some old men are playing ping pong with the destinies of the young.

    Plundering and looting the financial purse of their institutions- we have no moral compass in this country.

  27. God is bringing them (criminals) out one by one

  28. Okeke Augustina .C

    Incredible. Simply incredible. Such greed. This is money that is meant for staff and to also develop the standard of the university and we wonder why the quality of education is spiralling downwards.

  29. Anyika Onyinye M

    The truth is that corruption is now the order of the day especially in Nigeria universities (25)

  30. Anyika Onyinye M

    This is serious! (26)

  31. Its unfortunate men of such high academic echelon is bringing shame and disgrace to our nation.

  32. Good work FG…corruption Is what everyone should join hands together and fight to make a better country

  33. Good work FG…corruption Is what everyone should join hands together and fight to make a better country. Reg no: 2015054090 (Quiz no 13)

  34. Agbasimelo sharon

    Good job..Team stop corruption

  35. Egbulem Assumpta Ujunwa(41)

    on every where a hole Vice Chancellor How do we grow as a country when some old men are
    playing ping pong with the destinies of the young.

    Plundering and looting the financial purse of their institutions. I think we need moral compass in this country.

  36. Nwafor prisca (40)

    Its unfortunate men of such high academic echelon is bringing shame and disgrace to our nation.

  37. Emechebe chiamaka precious

    if only it will continue like this.and from the top,i mean the leaders.kudos to the federal government
    group no 15a
    quiz no 24
    2016054128

  38. Okeke Augustina .C (42)

    Incredible. Simply incredible. Such greed. This is
    money that is meant for staff and to also develop the standard of the university and we wonder why the quality of education is spiralling downwards.

  39. Egbulem Assumpta Ujunwa(41)

    These Vice chancellors of Nigerian schools are part of the problem of our abysmal educational standards in the country, Yet they will be blaming government for under-funding.

  40. they can’t just stop bringing shame upon themselves and their families

  41. Onwuasoanya Rachael

    Corruption must stop in Nigeria though we are not told their offence…….. What they did to warrant their suspension was not stated.

  42. Obiechina Ifunanya Vivian

    QUIZ NO. 83
    Corruption has eaten deep into the lives of many Nigerians which even our so-called leaders are not left out, but thanks to Economic and financial crime commission(EFCC) for fishing them out one after the other.
    SAY NO TO CORRUPTION!!!

  43. Nwachukwu Nkiruka

    unbelievable, a whole vice chancellor bringing corruption to Nigeria, we say no to it

  44. Nwachukwu Nkiruka

    in believable, a whole vice chancellor bringing corruption to Nigeria, we say no to it, ( quiz no 36)

  45. chisom Janefrances

    Thanks to the federal government for exposing those corrupting the minds of the people. but what lead to their accusation is not stated at all….
    quiz no:52

  46. Chukwukadibia Adaobi

    A very big thanks to the FG. …The CHANGE should begin with them. (quiz no 4)

  47. Chukwukadibia Adaobi

    A very big thanks to the FG. …The CHANGE should begin with them. (quiz no 14)

  48. It is a very good thing that the federal ministry of education are doing their best to eradicate corruption from our university we hope other vc learn’s from this.

  49. Muotolum victoria

    Good job from the federal government
    quiz No:26

  50. Nemesis has caught up with them no to corruption
    Quiz no:06

  51. Agwaraonye uchenna Maureen

    what a shameful act, corruption is now on air everywhere but only God can save us…….
    quiz no (34)

  52. It’s going to be very difficult but we need to take a bold step against corruption and corrupt officials in the government. That’s where change starts from.
    QNo:84

  53. very good job from the federal government, corruption needs to be stopped in the educational system

  54. very good job from the federal government, corruption needs to be stopped in the educational system in Nigeria

  55. Nnama Emmanuel quiz no (108)

    nice work from the federal government.They should keep it up.

  56. Chidozie Chiazokam Jennifer

    wow,it looks like our country is turning for the better.
    group no:15A
    quiz no:31

  57. imagine even vice chancellor….103

  58. imagine even vice chancellor….103

  59. Corruption everywhere..

  60. okonkwo chukwunonso 2016054090

    I like as the government of nigeria are did about corruption we as a country we say no corruption in these country

  61. udorji ozioma yvonne

    yes oooh! corruption is the primary topic of the day in every part of Nigeria ,so sir rid on I am fully in support of this.

  62. Corruption must be stopped

    Good work FG.

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