UTG Council asks VC to go on leave

Mamos Media

By Adama Tine

The Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia Professor Faqir Muhammad Anjum was on Tuesday asked to go on a “Home Leave” by the Governing Council, a body responsible to supervise and regulate the management of the university.

The letter, shared with Mamos Media, reads: “I am writing to you at the instance of the University Governing Council relative to the above subject.

“This letter shall serve as a formal notice for you to proceed on home leave with effect from Thursday 16th September 2021, prior to the end of your contact on 30th September 2021. Any remaining leave entitlement will be paid to you,” the letter added.

“Council’s decision is that you handover to the most senior officer who has been deputizing for you.

“At the appropriate time, you will be required to surrender all University properties in your possession, according to the official inventory to the overseer,” the letter further stated.

The letter went n to state; “By a copy of this letter the director of finance is being requested to take necessary action. We wish you all the best of luck in your future endeavors,” the letter concluded.

AT/COB/DAJ/16/9/21

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