By; AKAMO, Ibadan
As the prolonged crisis rocking the Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki persist, the institution’s Governing Council on Thursday placed the Governing Council of the institution on compulsory “accumulated 4-year annual leave with immediate effect”.
The Governing Council in a four-paragraph statement issued and signed by its Chairman, Professor Moshood Tijani, after rising from an emergency meeting, also askedall staff and student of the Institution to resume back to the school on Monday, 17th September.
In the statement, the Council announced that it has instituted an acting management whose details would be disclosed later to run the affairs of the institution within the intervention period.
According to the statement, the placement of the management staff on the compulsory accumulated 4 years annual leave was as a result of “the inability of the management of The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki to effect smooth running of the Institution in the last couple of months with the attendant continued strike of the Academic Staff of the Institution which had crippled the academic activities:”
“In view of the inability of the management of The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki to effect smooth running of the Institution in the last couple of months with the attendant continued strike of the Academic Staff of the Institution which had crippled the academic activities.The Governing Council hereby, at its meeting today, Thursday 13th of August, 2018 decides that the entire management should go on their accumulated 4-year annual leave with immediate effect.” it said.
The Governing Council added, “an Acting Management had been put in place to run the affairs of the institution within the intervening period” and that, “all lecturers are hereby enjoined to go back to work on Monday 17th September 2018, while the students should go back to their classrooms on the same day.
“The Governing Council is using this medium to assure all members of staff and students that their interests are of the utmost importance”