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FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by zainam: 8:46am On Nov 03, 2019
A 200-Level student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Michael Adewale Ifemosu, has been expelled by the university for allegedly posting an open letter on his Facebook page to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Kolawole Salako.

FUNAAB said Ifemosu was expelled because he posted an open letter on the internet to the Vice Chancellor, in which he was said to have raised what it called allegations and misrepresentation of fact about the university.

Ifemosu, with Matric No. 20016/1186, was said to have posted the letter on Facebook in July 2019.

DAILY POST learnt that Ifemosu is the Convener, Youth In Good Governance Initiative (YIGGI), and Ogun State Secretary for African Action Congress (AAC) – the political party under which Omoyele Sowore contested as the 2019 presidential candidate.

In the said open letter, Ifemosu talked about the alleged poor transportation system of the institution, as well as the way students were reportedly being harassed by the police.

He accused the management of “lackadaisical attitude and unprofessional management decisions” which he said was causing calamitous implosion in FUNAAB.

His words, “Students lectures starts 9am and it is no more news that Funaabites queue, fight, and struggle to attend classes and also leave the school premises, however The Vice chancellor and the entire University Management team is seen with one or two official car(s); this makes transportation easier for them while student remain stranded and languishing in an unending tragedy.

“The Funaab Bureau of Transport (FUNAABOT) has performed below expectations despite millions of naira allotted and allocated to the department for the purchase and renovation of MANCOTS but all went down the drain. Those monies remain carpeted till this moment.

“Again! I read in the News that the Vice-Chancellor of Funaab wrote to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that they are free to arrest students found wanting and guilty of cybercrimes.

“I would have said it was a good move not until I became a victim and also received report of the arrest and detention of innocent students who were unjustly Harrassed , Extorted and Brutalized.

“This is what you get when people who if managing a poultry, would make sure eggs are stolen, are given a University to manage.

“It is rather unfortunate that we have accepted the sad reality that relegates our ‘scholars’ to chasers of political appointments – people who are ready to lick butts to be made INEC returning officers, Political Aides, VCs , Directors, Deans and even Head of Departments.”

Angered by Ifemosu’s open letter on Facebook, the young man had his studentship terminated by the Senate of the university.

In his letter of expulsion signed by the Registrar, Dr Bola Adekola, the university confirmed that it expelled the student for writing an open letter on Facebook to the Vice Chancellor of FUNAAB.

The expulsion letter, which was received by Ifemosu on Friday, reads:

“You would recall that in July 2019, you posted an open letter on the Internet to the Vice Chancellor of the school in which you raised allegations and misrepresentation of fact about the university.

“At the Student Disciplinary Committee meeting held on August 29, 2019, you were invited for the purpose of giving you fair hearing on the allegation of an act perpetrated through the Internet, that is inimical to the integrity and corporate image of the university.

“You would also recall that during the interaction, you took full responsibility for the publication and were unable to substantiate any of the allegations raised in your letter against the management and staff of the university.

“Senate at its 217th Statutory Meeting held on Thursday, October 17, 2019, considered the report of the Student Disciplinary Committee on the allegation and thus decided that you have been found culpable of insubordination to university officials, defamation of character and act perpetrated through the Internet that is inimical to the integrity and corporate image of the university based on the extant rules and regulations on penalties for various offenses by students of the university.

“Consequent upon the decision of Senate, you’re hereby expelled from the university as provided for the offenses committed by you.

“You should surrender all university properties in your possession including the university identity card to the Dean, Student Affairs.”

“Henceforth, you are not allowed to enter the university campus without a prior written approval of the Registrar. The University Chief Environment officer is by a copy of this letter instructed to strictly prevent you from entering the campus forthwith.”

See Ifemosu’s open letter:

OPEN LETTER TO THE VICE- CHANCELLOR, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, PROFESSOR SALAKO ON THE LINGERING TRANSPORTATION PROBLEM AND THE INDISCRIMINATE ARREST OF STUDENTS BY SARS AND EFCC OFFICIALS.

IFEMOSU MICHAEL ADEWALE.

I am Ifemosu Michael Adewale and am dissatisfied and saddened by the Looming Calamitous Implosion rocking Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta students day to day activities over the lackadaisical attitude and unprofessional management decisions.

Real education means transiting from a level of unconsciousness to a level of consciousness till you hit the highest level.

This is what is expected of a School like Funaab but intentionally she is not doing that; It could have been Worse!

I have decided to wade into the recent imbroglio militating against Funaabites and share my thoughts unbiased, relating to some personal and General outcry of the students.

Transportation has been one of the Problems Funaabites face Day In…. Day Out but the non-challant attitude of the University management can be grossly seen because the chaos has been lingering for over Two(2) Years and nothing seems to change.

Students lectures starts 9am and it is no more news that Funaabites queue, fight, and struggle to attend classes and also leave the school premises, however The Vice chancellor and the entire University Management team is seen with one or two official car(s); this makes transportation easier for them while student remain stranded and languishing in an unending tragedy.

The Funaab Bureau of Transport (FUNAABOT) has performed below expectations despite millions of naira allotted and allocated to the department for the purchase and renovation of MANCOTS but all went down the drain.

Those monies remain carpeted till this moment.

Again! I read in the News that the Vice-Chancellor of Funaab wrote to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that they are free to arrest students found wanting and guilty of cybercrimes.

I would have said it was a good move not until I became a victim and also received report of the arrest and detention of innocent students who were unjustly Harrassed , Extorted and Brutalized.

This is what you get when people who if managing a poultry, would make sure eggs are stolen, are given a University to manage.

It is rather unfortunate that we have accepted the sad reality that relegates our ‘scholars’ to chasers of political appointments – people who are ready to lick butts to be made INEC returning officers, Political Aides, VCs , Directors, Deans and even Head of Departments.

This is the reality here while elsewhere Professors are busy in the libraries and research centres trying to save the World.

How do you expect a Professor who has received over 50 million dollars in grants from Bill Gates Foundation to be hustling to be a Vice-Chancellor, Dean or Director so he can start siphoning monies? He is busy of course! But right here in Funaab, it is the best thing that can happen to a Professor.

He/She would celebrate God’s faithfulness as he/she now has unfettered access to public funds.

It is on this note, I would, as an act of benevolence want to proffer solutions to these shameful and unfortunate events displayed by the power-brokers at the University.

There is a drastic need for the resources of the University to come under democratic control and management which should also involve students.

It is highly unreasonable how the major constituents of a Community are not part of decision making; decisions that affect their well-being and the quality of what they offer the World in the future of work.

Do you know that the Federal University of Agriculture like most Universities have failed to establish a fully constituted Federal University of Agriculture bureau of Transportation (FUNAABOT)? So I Advise that the duely constitution of this bureau should be setup and transparency should set in.

The University Management should meet the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the State, the Road Transport Employers Agency (RTEAN) to Foster the diversion of commercial vehicles to ply Funaab Road.

Budget Monitoring Committee involving key stakeholders! Despite an agreement signed between ASUU and the Federal Government as far back as 2013 to check the spending of resources.

It provides for students to be members of the University Budget Monitoring Committee (UBMC). This would bring about the much-talked-about probity and accountability by both parties.

This is therefore a call for Student Union Government under Com. D’ola to begin to organize towards enthroning a radical student leadership on that Campus.

Also there should be Total reversal of EFCC, SARS arresting students indiscriminately in and around the school premises, because more innocent students like me have been Extorted and Harrassed by SARS officials recently.

The EFCC and SARS officials Arrest Students anyhow most especially when the student is Neatly Dressed, Using iPhones, and probably have a TV set and when you ask them what you have done, the Response will be Your Vice-Chancellor invited us and if you don’t cooperate we will make sure the Management (Senate) is informed and your studentship will be terminated!!!

There should be a limit to the Terrifying ordeal of students under this Criminals in Uniform.

Students Rights shouldn’t be violated for any reason(s).

This is not only about the indiscriminate arrest on the students, but also the bad name this act gives to the school; You will agree with me that this doesn’t give the Students and management the deserved honour amongst other Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.

The Management should be aware that Funaabites needs Promotion in our academic prowess, sporting activities, talent and technological advancement and not Crimes which Gross Funaabites are innocent of.

This would do the University a lot of good if it can be done and effected.

Ifemosu Michael Adewale is the Convener, Youth In Good Governance Initiative (YIGGI), Ogun State Secretary for African Action Congress (AAC) and Student of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta.

Source;
http://www.ogbeta.ng/2019/11/funaab-expels-student-for-writing-open.html?m=1

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by zainam: 8:54am On Nov 03, 2019
Lalasticlala
Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Solowande(m): 8:59am On Nov 03, 2019
Good for him, the Bible says wisdom is profitable to direct.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by dominique(f): 9:21am On Nov 03, 2019
I feel the epxulsion decision was too steep but he brought this upon himself. You're in school to study, get your degree and vamoose not challenge school authority, even implying that they are thieves

“This is what you get when people who if managing a poultry, would make sure eggs are stolen, are given a University to manage.

Who doesn't know about the misappropriation and mismanagement of funds going on in our higher institutions? Na only get fingers to type "long long English" (in Mercy Eke"s voice). I feel for him but he brought this mess upon himself

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@all the people ranting and bellowing under my mention. How many have publicly called out your school authorities? How many of you have written open letters to your VC accusing him of theft, sabotage, ratting out students to EFCC amongst other things? If no and you're still undergraduates, kindly take to your Facebook or Instagram accounts and do so. Till then, buzz off my mentions.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by nzeobi(m): 9:24am On Nov 03, 2019
tyranny and high handedness is surely going round

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by b3llo(m): 9:32am On Nov 03, 2019
Human beings get intoxicated with power.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by kkins25(m): 10:14am On Nov 03, 2019
dominique:
I feel the epxulsion decision was too steep but he brought this upon himself. You're in school to study, get your degree and vamoose not challenge school authority, even implying that they are thieves



Who doesn't know about the misappropriation and mismanagement of funds going on in our higher institutions? Na only get fingers to type "long long English" (in Mercy Eke"s voice). I feel for him but he brought this mess upon himself
I wish to have citizens like you when I sit on the seat of power

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by joe4christ(m): 10:59am On Nov 03, 2019
He should sue that university if he has some evidence to the allegations he accused the institution. But if he doesn't, then his move was a foolish one, and i hope he had it coming...

Now, no school will want to admit such a character!

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by SKhanmi: 12:17pm On Nov 03, 2019
Kai, He called them asslickers grin Well he just got another chance to study a more relevant course. Awon eyan ti crop production tongue

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Azzazz: 12:42pm On Nov 03, 2019
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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by sainam: 2:16pm On Nov 03, 2019
Lalasticlala
Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by SolarRen(m): 3:03pm On Nov 03, 2019
He ought to have known better. Universities detest bold students

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by superior1: 3:04pm On Nov 03, 2019
No wonder Nigerians can’t protest bad governance, if students can be expelled for voicing opinions.

That useless VC should be sacked.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by digicoon: 3:04pm On Nov 03, 2019
Kai
Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Freemanbobble: 3:04pm On Nov 03, 2019
kkins25:
I wish to have citizens like you when I sit on the seat of power
Yes o
Same thing with me

Because i will become president

I need citizens like him so i can steal Money very well

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by katheeroh: 3:05pm On Nov 03, 2019
Nothing like freedom of speech!

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by helinues: 3:06pm On Nov 03, 2019
There may be more to the story

In Phil Collins : One side of the story

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by rightchic(f): 3:06pm On Nov 03, 2019
The truth is bitter...

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Larryallovernig: 3:06pm On Nov 03, 2019
Guy sorry about that
Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Mkmoney(m): 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
He was writing based on hearsay no tangible evidence to back up his allegations

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Xisnin(m): 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
dominique:
I feel the epxulsion decision was too steep but he brought this upon himself. You're in school to study, get your degree and vamoose not challenge school authority, even implying that they are thieves



Who doesn't know about the misappropriation and mismanagement of funds going on in our higher institutions? Na only get fingers to type "long long English" (in Mercy Eke"s voice). I feel for him but he brought this mess upon himself
This is very poor advice.
There can never be a change if everybody lives in fear of the oppressor.
This student should be praised for outing the corrupt and incompetent VC.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Nobody: 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
Even their professors and VC's are slaves.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by 1kbusiness: 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by festacman(m): 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
Of course the expulsion sounds a bit harsh but the fact is that admission and studentship of a student at any university is at the pleasure of the University Senate.

If you were involved in ALUTA in your university days, you agree with me that most university critics who got elected into SUG ended up being worse than the university administration they criticized in service delivery.

However, one should take consolation that Michael Ifemosu has his hero Yele Sowore as source of inspiration to survive this expulsion and still achieve his dreams. This is certainly a temporary setback.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by babyfaceafrica: 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
joe4christ:
He should sue that university if he has some evidence to the allegations he accused the institution. But if he doesn't, then his move was a foolish one, and i hope he had it coming...

Now, no school will want to admit such a character!
private school will

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Nobody: 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
Hope they will refund his tuition fees and all the evidence of subscribing to the school too undecided

Good riddance!!

And to the guy, this is Nigeria.. You have to modify your grievances.. . You sound too hot for thier liking!!!

Sorry!!

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by ZombieTERROR: 3:07pm On Nov 03, 2019
The vc must be related to Buhari

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Fountainofyouth(f): 3:08pm On Nov 03, 2019
dominique:
I feel the epxulsion decision was too steep but he brought this upon himself. You're in school to study, get your degree and vamoose not challenge school authority, even implying that they are thieves



Who doesn't know about the misappropriation and mismanagement of funds going on in our higher institutions? Na only get fingers to type "long long English" (in Mercy Eke"s voice). I feel for him but he brought this mess upon himself

People like you are why the present government treats its citizens less than cows, pathetic.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by MrVegina(m): 3:08pm On Nov 03, 2019
[s]
helinues:
There may be more to the story

In Phil Collins : One side of the story
[/s]

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by pofolo(m): 3:09pm On Nov 03, 2019
FUNAB naa ?
Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by Xisnin(m): 3:09pm On Nov 03, 2019
I salute the courage of this student.
He has done what many our cowardly elders refuse to do while Nigeria was rotting away.

Some of you laughing at him for being expelled, are you certain that you will have a brighter future
with your degree?

Ride on comrade.

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Re: FUNAAB Expels Michael Adewale Ifemosu For Writing Open Letter To VC On Facebook by iPhoneRepairer: 3:09pm On Nov 03, 2019
kkins25:
I wish to have citizens like you when I sit on the seat of power
or when you become a pastor

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