The authority of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, is set to call back 23 sacked staff of the institution.
This was contained in a statement issued at the end of the 91st Meeting of the council, held at the National Universities Commission, Abuja and signed by its Acting Registrar and Secretary, Mr. Obafemi Oginni.
The Head of the Directorate of Public Relations of the institution, Mrs Emi Alawode, disclosed this on Friday in a statement released in Abeokuta, a copy of which was made available to our correspondent.
It stated that the decision to recall the sacked workers was taken following series of appeals from within and outside the university community.
However, the council in the communique had directed that each of the 23 members of staff concerned, should, within 48 hours, send a Letter of Appeal to the Secretary, Council Committee on Investigation of the Lingering Industrial Unrest and Tension, Acting Registrar’s Office between Friday, December 16th And Monday, December 19th 2016.
Other resolutions reached at the meeting, according to communique, include: The constitution of a committee to investigate the lingering industrial unrest and tension in the institution.