The Vice-Chancellor of the Ekiti State College(EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, has disclosed that the college has paid a sum of N203, 206,812.62 to the coffers of the State’s Inner Income provider out of the unremitted tax he inherited from his predecessor, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele.
Olanipekun faulted the claims by means of the Instructional Workforce Union of Universities(ASUU) that the present Governing Council, led by means of Prof.Story Omole lacked the capability to show across the establishment and to get to the bottom of one of the issues confronting the ivory tower.
ASUU, had remaining week descended at the control and governing council of the establishment, accusing the duo of incompetence within the working of the college amongst different allegations bordering on fraud.
Olanipekun, in a commentary signed by means of the Director of Knowledge and Head of Company Affairs, Bode Olofinmuagun, on Sunday, clarified that the COVID 19 pandemic has introduced a shortfall within the price range of the establishment, therefore the lack to fulfill a few of its tasks to the workforce.
“This is a well known proven fact that Professor Samuel Oye Bandele as Vice-Chancellor didn’t remit those Pay As You Earn (PAYE) deductions to the Inner Income Carrier right through his tenure.
“Then again, the existing management of the College had paid N203,206,812.62 to the coffers of the Ekiti State Inland Income Carrier since its inception up to now”.
Olanipekun insisted that the Professional-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, has demonstrated unusual dexterity within the cost of N1.368 billion out of the inherited N1.914 cooperative deductions from the fast previous management.
“For the information, it must be famous that the present Governing Council which used to be inaugurated on January 28, 2019, met the sum of N1, 914,867,338.00 as gathered unpaid cooperative cash owed contributors of workforce by means of the former management.
“Inside a 12 months, a sum of N1,368,008,446.74 used to be paid to offset a part of the gathered money owed bobbing up from the unpaid cooperative deductions.
“Once more, in contrast to what it met at the flooring previous to its inauguration, this present Council has ensured that workforce gross salaries have been paid as and when due till the appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic which has negatively affected the price range of the college,”.
Olanipekun, who maintained that Governor Kayode Fayemi is dedicated to creating the college an actual castle of studying, mentioned his govt had launched a sum of over N32 million to facilitate the accreditation of the MBBS programme, which have been left out for a few years.
“Governor Fayemi additionally donated a 32-Seater Bus to the Faculty of Medication to fulfill a part of the necessities for the accreditation of the Clinical programme.
“Govt launched a sum of N50m to facilitate and buy the vital apparatus for the accreditation of 18 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the College that have been offered to the Nationwide Universities Fee in November/December 2019. The entire programmes had complete accreditation.
“Unfortunately, the new incapacity of the College to fulfill a part of its monetary tasks, particularly the non-remittance of a few salary-related deductions, isn’t unconnected with the lockdown which has significantly affected the Internally Generated Income (IGR) of the College”.
Olanipekun steered ASUU, as companions in growth, to sign up for arms with the present management of the college in its force to search out lasting answers to the monetary disaster confronting the college, fairly than hectic it thru useless and unprovoked assaults.