Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has suspended the Provost, College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ijero-Ekiti, Dr. Cecilia Adebayo over fumigation of the school which left over 100 students hospitalized.
The fumigation was allegedly carried out by men of the Federal Fire Service.
The suspension was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode.
The statement was titled, ‘KSG Suspends Provost College Of Health Sciences As State Launches Investigations Into Controversial Fumigation Exercise That Landed Over 100 Students In Hospital’.
“The suspension, is without prejudice to the outcome of a meeting of the College’s Governing Council slated for next week. The officials of the Federal Fire Services that carried out the fumigation exercise have also been directed to report back to their office in Abuja.
“Consequently, the Governor has constituted a panel to investigate the unfortunate incidence,” the statement partly read.