The Governor of Benue state, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has recently dissolved the Governing Council of the Benue State University, BSU, Makurdi with immediate effect.
The Governor went further to constitute a seven-man panel to critically peruse into the issues surrounding the tuition, others.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Tersoo Kula in Makurdi, stating that the panel had been mandated “to amongst other things, thoroughly audit the activities of the university from 2016 when the last panel visited.
“The panel is to comprehensively investigate activities at the institution and report back accordingly for necessary action(s).”
Also the statement noted that “other terms of reference for the panel are contained in the letter conveying the decision of the Visitor.”
However, the panel constituted includes; Prof. Gabriel Moti as Chairman while Mr. Simon Orkuma serves as Secretary. Other members include, Prof. Kwaghkondo Agber, Igyeigye Peter, Prof. Christie Ekoja, Mr. Sam Yuhwa, and Prof. Okpe Okpe while the decision was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Prof. Joseph Alakali.