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Babcock University Denies Staff That Said Igbos Should Be Wiped Out

Says Alaba Ajibola Is No More Our Staff And Does Not Represent Us


The management and staff of Babcock University has dissociated itself from one Mr Alaba Ajibola.

Mr. Ajibola was quoted as saying that Igbos should have been wiped out during the Biafran War.

Also, the said Alaba Ajibola is still claiming in all his social media accounts to be staff of the institution.

However, the Director, Communication and Marketing, Babcock University, Ogun State, Mr Joshua Suleiman, issued a disclaimer on him Tuesday.

The statement reads:

The attention of Babcock University has been drawn to a story titled “Babcock University staff goes on a rant; Says Igbos Should Have Been Wiped Out During the Biafran War”.

The story is credited to one Alaba Ajibola.

This is to inform the public that the said Ajibola is neither a staff of Babcock University nor does he represent the University in any way whatsoever. The  said Ajibola was once a staff of the Institution but his engagement with the University in that capacity ceased long ago.

There is no longer any relationship, whether imagined or real, between the said Ajibola and Babcock University. Therefore, the University dissociates  itself from him and his comments. 

Babcock University’s pride is in its diversity of people and cultures. It is a global institution, and accommodates people, without bias, from every continent of the world.

This confers upon the  University its mark of uniqueness and identity as a global brand.

The Institution  celebrates the diversity of humanity because it gives a sense of beauty, and an acknowledgement of the power of God, the creator of all.

Babcock University values every and all persons irrespective of creed, culture, race, religion, and political persuasions.

The noble achievements of the University have been made possible by the the contributions of the exceptionally gifted and immensely  great individuals from the different parts of this country, and those from other nations of the world, who have found joy working in the University. 

Whereas Babcock University believes in freedom of expression, and places premium on autonomy and responsibility, it is never supportive and does not wish to accede to any divisive tendencies intentionally or unintentionally couched, and are capable of inflaming  the embers of discord, or potentially devised to dismember the nation. 

The University wishes to thank members of the public for their continued faith in the Institution, and for believing in it as socially responsible. 

The University will continue to promote love, unity, excellence, integrity and accountability in all it does.

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