The University of Ibadan has denied issuing a Doctor of Philosophy certificate in Economics to the acting rector of the Igbajo Polytechnic, Akinola Olaolu.
The Director public communications, University of Ibadan, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo, spoke on Monday after receiving a copy of the certificate from our correspondent.
There was; crisis at the Igbajo Polytechnic a community owned tertiary institution in Osun State, over the alleged fraudulent PHD certificate of the rector.
Our correspondent had reported that Olaolu came into the school in December 2015 as deputy rector ,Tanimow Oke.
However because Olaolu claimed to have a PHD in economics from UI; his arrival reported led to the removal of Oke, who had a master’s degree as of then.
More than eight months after his arrival, he was; reported to have refused to produce his purported PHD paper as he submitted only a notification of a result to obtain the job.
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