The management of Bowen University, Iwo has sacked over 100 staff in the university due to the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. The private university located at Iwo in Osun State, reportedly sacked the workers on Tuesday, June 23.
Also See: American University of Nigeria Sacks Over 400 Staff
Sack letters were sent via emails to the affected workers on Tuesday evening. The school gave reason for the retrenchment as economic crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
The retrenchment however did not sit well with some workers and it is generating tension on the campus and some are threatening to protest the action.
One worker accused the school of being wicked and insensitive, stating that the vice chancellor of the institution Prof Joshua Ogunwole, recently bought a vehicle worth over N42 million despite the economic situation.