The Parliament of the Obafemi Awolowo University Students’ Union has impeached the President of the Union, Oyekan Ibukun Edwards.This resolution was made by the parliament at a sitting which held in Awolowo Café of the University’s Awolowo Hall of residence on Saturday November 4.He was impeached for his involvement in the attack on students last Wednesday.
The Secretary-General and Public Relations Officer of the Union, Boluwajaiye Adeoluwa and Okediji Simon were also suspended respectively for two weeks for their refusal to attend the parliamentary sitting.They were allegedly caught watching a TV Programme within a stone’s throw from the venue of the sitting. One of the member of the OAU Students’ Union Parliament, Odetoyinbo Fiyin commended the decision of the Parliament.He emphasised that the president deserves such verdict since he has committed so many misconducts.Another Parliamentarian known as Honourable Saheed said that the president was suspended because of his involvement in a cultist attack.
With the decision of the Parliament, the Union’s Speaker, Falayi Temitope, automatically assumes the position of the Presidency due to the vacancy of the office of the Union’s Vice-President.
The erstwhile vice-president had been suspended by the management of the University.