The management of the University of Ilorin has expelled Salaudeen Waliu Aanuoluwa, a final year Microbiolgy student after being found guilty of assaulting a female lecturer, Mrs Zakariyya. Salaudeen, who is popularly known as Captain Walz, was arrested after he beat the lecturer to coma last Thursday, November 11.The student claimed that he assaulted the lecturer because she refused to help wave his mandatory SIWES scheme which he couldn’t do due to unforeseen circumstance. He further alleged that he had a dream where Mrs Zakariyya and his Level Adviser alongside other people were planning against him. A statement by the University’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Kunle Akogun, disclosed that the verdict was handed down by the Student Disciplinary Committee where Salaudeen was arraigned on Monday.
The statement added that the student has been given 48 days to appeal against the verdict to the Vice-Chancellor in case he feels dissatisfied with the decision.
“Salaudeen has since been handed over to the police for further necessary action,”, Akogun added.
A letter written to Salaudeen by the University Registrar reads, “You will recall that you appeared before the Student Disciplinary Committee (SDC) to defend yourself in respect of an allegation of misconduct leveled against you.
“After due consideration of all evidences before it, the Committee was convinced beyond any reasonable doubt that the allegation of misconduct has been established against you. It has accordingly recommended to the Vice-Chancellor, who in exercise of the power conferred on him, has directed that you Salaudeen, Waliu Aanuoluwa be expelled from the University,
“Accordingly, you are hereby expelled from the University with immediate effect.You are required to submit forthwith, all University property in your custody including your Student Identity Card to the Dean of Student Affairs or his representative and keep off the campus.
“In case you are dissatisfied with this decision, you are free to appeal to the University Council through the Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences to the Vice-Chancellor within forty-eight (48) days of the date of this letter.”