By Sodiq Lawal
The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reinstated one out of the four students that were suspended for protesting over poor welfare in October.
The institution has lifted the suspension on John Udeh, a 200 level student of Arts and Social Science Education following his letter of apology to the management dated 16th November, 2017.
According to his reinstatement letter issued by the Registrar of the university, Mr. Dotun Awoyemi and made available to our correspondent, his apology has made the university reversed his suspension.
The letter partly read: “After due consideration of the content of your letter of apology and security report that you have strictly compiled with the conditions given in the letter suspending you from the university, the Vice Chancellor has graciously directed that the suspension order on you be lifted forthwith. In this respect and in compliance with the Vice Chancellor’s directives, the suspension is hereby lifted and your studentship reinstated with immediate effect”
Confirming his reinstatement to our correspondent , the Registrar of the university, Dotun Awoyemi said: “The reinstated student already complied with the provisions of the suspension that pending their suspension, they should not be seen on campus which he abide with. We are also parents and we need not to delay his reinstatement since he already apologised. If others do the needful, they will also be considered.”
Also, the Dean of Students Affairs, Professor Isiaka Aransi told our correspondent that the reinstated student has shown sense of remorse.
“The reinstated student has shown a sense of remorseful. He wrote a letter of apology and the university considered that. We need to reform our students to do what is right. He has gotten letter of reinstatement. That’s all”, he said.