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17 Aug 2016

EFCC quizzes Uni Agric vice-chancellor for alleged corruption

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, has been invited for questioning by the anti-graft commission, EFCC.

Mr. Oyewole and the institution’s bursar, Moses Ilesanmi, were invited for questioning based on allegations of corruption levelled against them.

The duo are to appear at the EFCC’s Zonal Office in Ibadan on August 17  by 10:00 a.m., according to an invitation letter signed by Akaninyewa Ezima.

“The office is currently investigating an alleged case of corruption and abuse of office involving your institution,” the EFCC invitation letter obtained by PREMIUM TIMES reads.

The university officials were told to come along with certified true copies of documents including those of capital projects executed in their tenure.

While Mr. Oyewole, a Professor of Food Science and Technology, was appointed in 2012, Mr. Ilesanmi was appointed in September 2011 and is scheduled to leave office in a month.

The EFCC is also investigating payments made by the university to the governing council of the institution led by a former senator, Adeseye Ogunlewe.

The invited officials were asked to come with records of all payments made to Mr. Ogunlewe and other members of the governing council since their appointment in 2013.

Mr. Ogunlewe, who represented Lagos State in the Senate, was appointed pro-chancellor of the university by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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