Dr Cecilia Adebayo, the provost of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ijero-Ekiti, has been suspended by Governor Kayode Fayemi following the fumigation of the school by men suspected to be from the Federal Fire Service.
The statement was signed by Yinka Oyebode, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor.
According to the statement, the College of Health Sciences suspended the Provost while the State launched investigations into the controversal fumigation exercise that led to over 100 students being hospitalized.
“The suspension is without prejudice to the outcome of the College’s Governing Council meeting next week. Federal Fire Services officials who carried out the fumigation exercise have also been directed to report back to their Abuja office.
Therefore, the Governor has formed an investigation panel, the statement partially read.