UNILAG’s non-teaching workers move vote of confidence in Babalakin
Stakeholders ask VC to proceed on go away
The disaster within the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has taken one other dimension as a gaggle of non-teaching members of workers of the college has urged truce between the Pro-Chancellor, Wale Babalakin and the Vice Chancellor (VC), Oladejo Azeez, whereas one other stakeholder requested the VC to proceed on obligatory go away.
The 9 members of the non-teaching workers: Adekola Adetomiwa, Asaju Toye Ogundeji Ademola, Babatunde Oseni ESQ, Godson Nwankwo, Kolawole Kolapo, Koleowo Omolabi, Adeniyi Adebowale and Ibrahim Adenekan, whereas passing a vote of confidence in Babalakin, stated that they have been in assist of amicable decision with out lack of any place on any aspect and that their choice was additionally hinged on their appreciation and assist for his management.
Oseni, who spoke on behalf of the non-teaching workers throughout a press briefing on the weekend, stated: “The vote of confidence was borne out of dispassionate evaluation of his contributions to nation-building and the college’s progress. He is a person of goodwill.
“Babalakin parades intimidating however useful credentials of excellent efficiency in enterprise and public life. To us within the University of Lagos, he amply demonstrated his goodwill when, shortly after his appointment as Pro-Chancellor, he convened a village sq. assembly with all of the non-teaching workers members, junior and senior. Through the assembly, he obtained salient data on marginalisation, stagnation, delayed promotion and a number of other untreated welfare issues.
“Today, many workers members have been positively affected by measures, steps and directives, which issued out of that village sq. assembly. Many stagnated officers have their careers restructured and delayed promotions granted. We are equally conscious of his insistence on the necessity for prudence within the utilisation of the college assets.
Meanwhile, the stakeholders calling for the VC’s elimination stated: “We, the concerned stakeholders of the University of Lagos, comprising members of staff, old students, parents and students, have finally been vindicated on the current state of impunity and lawlessness, which is actively backed by the university’s ASUU leadership on our darling campus.”
“When the University Council under the able leadership of Dr. Wale Babalakin sought to call management to order from its avowed path of financial recklessness, outright departure and flagrance disobedience to the University’s Edict, it was bullied and accused of seeking to hijack the authority of the Vice-Chancellor. But the sequence of events as recorded by the council minutes and relayed in the latest edition of Campus News, leading to the tragedy of postponing the university’s 2019 convocation, has exposed the unrelenting path of insanity and lawlessness embarked upon by the management as cheered on by ASUU leadership.”