The Academic staff union of universities, ASUU wants immediate intervention of all relevant Agencies of government on the crisis rocking the Federal University of Oye Ekiti, Fuoye in order to promote Academic excellence.
Chairman of ASUU, Akure Zone comprising EKSU, FUOYE, FUTA and OAU, Professor Olu-Olu Olufayo stated this while speaking on gross violation of the university statute in Ado-Ekiti by the authorities of FUOYE.
Professor Olufayo listed some of the crisis to include keeping the position of acting bursar more than twenty months without advertisement and irregular promotion and victimization of some staff.
The ASUU chairman who double as the zonal coordinator also charged FUOYE to investigate alleged collection of double salary by Professor Abayomi Fasina, as well as the alleged scam by a mathematician in the institution who claimed to have solved the one hundred and fifty six years old Riemann Hypothesis in order to clear lecturers in Nigeria from embarrassment.
Professor Olufayo stressed that academic was a noble and modest profession which should not be hijacked by people of questionable character.
Meanwhile, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Oye Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun says he has no intention to intimidate any staff of the university and none Will be allowed to be cheated under his watch.
Professor Soremekun stated this while reacting to allegations levelled against him by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and expressed regret that such issues were being raised by the union which should form synergy with the university authority to promote academic excellence.
He explained that some of the problems inherited had been solved, while some were being attended to.
Professor Soremekun observed that stringent measures were being taking against acts of indiscipline and management had no Intention to sheild anyone or promote acts that could bring rot to the system as being speculated by ASUU.
While speaking on alleged gross violations of University statute, Professor Soremekun said efforts had always been geared towards better welfare for staff, conducive academic environment for students, probity and accountability in all facets of the university.
The FUOYE Vice Chancellor challenged those crying -foul on financial mismanagement in the institution to come up with evidence and promised not to compromise on efforts to improve the existing feats the institution had recorded both in infrastructural development and academic excellence within his tenure in office.