Bowen University lays off lecturers, other staff members


Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State has embarked on a restructuring that resulted in the laying-off of some of its academic and non-academic staff

According to  the  university’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Toba Adaramola,  the decision to restructure  was taken due to adoption of technology  which made some workers redundant as they were no longer needed to perform  the duties that had been taken over by technology.

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Describing the decision as painful, he said it was necessary to sustain the university. He  however explained that the school had taken some steps to provide a soft landing for the affected staff members.