Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sacked the Vice Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Professor Benson Osadolor, and appointed Professor Sunny Adagbonyi as Acting Vice-chancellor.
In a government special announcement signed by the secretary to Edo state government, Osarodion Ogie, the governor did not give any reason for sacking Osadolor.
The statement reads;
“The Governor of Edo State, His Excellency, Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, in the exercise of his powers under the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Law and the Special Intervention Law, 2021, has relieved Professor B.O Osadolor of his appointment as Acting Vice- Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma with effect from Tuesday, 8th February, 2022.”
The governor, in his capacity as Visitor to the University, has further approved the immediate appointment of the following:”
1. Professor Sunny Adagbonyi as Acting Vice-Chancellor
2. Professor Theo O. Agueda as Acting Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Administration and
3. Professor Marshall Azeke as Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics
“His Excellency thanks Professor Osadolor for his service and wishes him well in his future endeavors.