The Oyo State Government has suspended no fewer than sixteen teachers for alleged extortion and various misconducts.
Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (OSUBEB), Nureni Adeniran, gave the order during an inspection tour of some schools in the Ibadan metropolis.
According to a statement by Adeniran’s Media Aide, Olamide Adeniji, the board handed down the suspension to the erring teachers due to established facts met on the ground at the various schools they supervised.
He also confirmed that the teachers were indicted of insubordination, refusal to comply with posting instructions and illegal collection of fees from pupils.
The suspension affected 13 primary school headteachers, two assistant headteachers, and a classroom teacher.
Adeniran added that the suspended teachers would face a disciplinary committee set up by the board.