The authorities of the University of Ilorin in Kwara State have expelled a 100-level student, Olanrewaju AbdulKadir, for allegedly extorting money from the parents of his missing peer.

AbdulKadir’s removal was validated in the university’s periodical publication, as endorsed by the Corporate Affairs director, Kunle Akogun.

The dismissed student, bearing matriculation number 22/52HL004, belongs to the Department of Information Technology within the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences at the institution.

The university has also suspended a 400-level student, Segun Micheal Oyewole, for physically assaulting a female co-student.

Oyewole, who received a suspension for a single academic term, is affiliated with the Department of Counsellor Education in the Faculty of Education at the university.

In the interim, the University of Ilorin has publicized the advancement of 16 senior academics to the esteemed position of Professor.

Their promotion, as per the recommendations of the University Appointments and Promotion Committee and the endorsement of the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, SAN, acknowledges their outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and public engagement.

A statement from the Registrar’s Office indicated that the 16 esteemed scholars have demonstrated excellence in the domains of teaching, research, and community involvement.

The distribution of the beneficiaries of this promotion initiative reveals that three of the newly appointed Professors are affiliated with the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, namely Prof. John Kola Olarinoye, Prof. James Ayodele Ogunmodede, and Prof. Simeon Kayode Olubiyi.

The Faculty of Education has contributed Prof. Abdulrahman Suyuti Omosidi, who is a faculty member in the Department of Educational Management.

Additionally, two instructors from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology have been promoted to the rank of Professor, namely Prof. Kamorudeen Olaniyi Yusuf and Prof. Habeeb Adewale Ajimotokan.

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