Some involved indigenes of Ilorin Emirate in Kwara state, Tuesday, challenged the method that produced the vice chancellor designate of the College of Ilorin, Professor Wahab Egbewole.
The involved Ilorin emirate indigenes below the aegis of Ilorin Affiliation of Pals made their emotions identified at a information convention in Ilorin, the state capital.
The chief of the group, Alhaji Bashiru Aliyu, mentioned: “Now we have not known as this press convention to bore you with the rhetorics or sentiment that an Ilorin man should at all times emerge because the vice chancellor of college of Ilorin, regardless that the method should not be programmed to edge out certified indigenous candidates of the group because the college in query is a federal establishment open to any certified Nigerian. Neither are we right here to assault any persona.
“Nevertheless, we’re right here to register our grievances on the method that produced the least certified as the brand new VC designate towards the established commonplace and conference of the college.”
Nevertheless, VC designate, Professor Egbewole, an indigene of Osun state, had on the wake of his appointment prolonged hand of fellowship to his co- contestants, saying “the college is larger than all of us.”
He equally pledged to be truthful to all of the stakeholders within the operating of the affairs of the college.
Aliyu insisted that: ” As stakeholders and anxious residents of Kwara the place the college is sited, we are going to prefer to name on all of the related organs of presidency and those that have duty to supervise the affairs of the college to look into the actions of the council and all the course of that produced the brand new VC designate of College of Ilorin.