The Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has approved the suspension of Prof Jimoh Atanda Afolabi, the Provost of the Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun.
The suspension which is with immediate effect, is according to a statement by Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson to Governor Adeleke in line with the interim report of the Investigation Panel headed by the Chief of Staff to the state governor, Kazeem Akinleye.
The statement, which was made available to journalist on Friday, added that the Governor also approved the recommendation of the committee that the Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr Peter Babalola remain in office as there is no proven case of abuse of power or financial wrongdoings against him.
According to the statement, “The allegation of over two hundred million Naira fraud levelled against the Council Chairman was found to be unsubstantiated with documentary proof or transaction details.
“The cash advance of three million Naira to the council chairman was found to be within the college’s financial regulations with all documentation verified by the committee.
“Based on a thorough review, the committee discovered that the allegation of N200m fraud levelled against the Chairman of the Governing Council is untrue, diversionary, baseless, and fallacious.