Suspended Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola has been reinstated by the governing council of the institution.
Daramola was suspended by the Ministry of Education in connection with corruption charges levelled against him and trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission .
In a press statement issued by head of information and protocol unit of the university and signed by Dr. Modupe Ajayi , said that the Governing Council of the school has directed that Daramola be reinstated .
“The Governing Council at its Special Meeting held on Thursday, 18th May, 2017 discussed extensively , your suspension as the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure , by the Federal Ministry of Education .
“Council noted that the suspension , by the Minister, took effect on Friday, 5th May, 2017, before the inauguration of the new Governing Council in Abuja on Tuesday , 9th May, 2017 .
“After extensive deliberations , the Governing Council decided that you should be reinstated to your position as the Vice- Chancellor of the University with immediate effect”.