- Jacob Tosin, Obafemi Awolowo University students’ union vice president and the director of socials, Adedayo Afolabi were said to have fought over N3.8 million students’ union backlog
- Babatunde, the university’s acting security officer said fighting is becoming too rampant in the school
- He said the vice chancellor of the institution is already aware of the matter
Jacob Tosin, Obafemi Awolowo University students’ union vice president and Adedayo Afolabi, the director of socials, on Tuesday, August 6, engaged a violent confrontation over N3.8 million Students’ Union backlog.
Premium Times reports that the fisticuff happened at an executive meeting that held at the office of the union president Oyekan Ibukun.
NAIJ.com gathered that the fund was to be used to embark on some projects for the union.
The project was said to include refurbishment of union library, construction of Student Union Uuilding (SUB) relaxation centre, and construction of a staircase around alumni-archi axis.
It was learnt that Ajiboye Adekanmi, the welfare director of the union said the executive ignored her proposal on how the funds should be deployed.
Adekanmi said: ''While she proceeded to the door to exit the meeting, Lamba ( Afolabi) engaged her but she raised alarm of harassment. Emerald attacked Lamba first before he retaliated.
''Later, she opened the fridge of the president but could not find any bottle except a malt bottle on the shelf which she broke to attack Lamba.
''When both parties engaged in another round of physical combat, Lamba headbutted the Vice President, Emerald. They both sustained injuries and were taken to the university health centre''.
Babatunde, the university’s acting security officer, said the vice chancellor of the institution had ordered the security unit to investigate the incident and file a comprehensive report to his office.
He said:''The vice chancellor is already aware of the matter, he has placed (a call) to me that we should investigate and file a comprehensive report before today the end of Today.
''Fighting is becoming too rampant and we are getting irritated with the officers’ behaviour''.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that miss Orjiugo Christiana Obumeke, a 500 level student of OAU had been declared missing.
LIB reported that Christiana had travelled to Aba, Abia state for the Christmas celebrations after which she left for school on January 4, 2017.
NAIJ.com TV video hit the streets of Lagos to find out who should be held responsible for examination malpractice: