Osun State Government has suspended the Rector, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Dr. Tajudeen Odetayo over alleged corruption.
Dr. Odetayo was appointed as substantive Rector of the Polytechnic on March 14, 2023 by Governor Ademola Adeleke.
In a letter of suspension dated July 11, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Kehinde Jimoh, it stated that he was suspended for abuse of office and misappropriation of fund.
“You are to proceed on suspension immediately, while investigation into the allegations leveled against you commences soon”.
In another letter dated same day signed by the Permanent Secretary, the state government appointed Dr. Alabi Kehinde as acting rector with immediate effect.