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UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Establishment, Constitution and Functions of the University and its
constituent bodies, etc.

SECTION

  1. Establishment and general purposes of the University.
  2. Constitution of the University.
  3. Functions of the Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor.
  4. Composition of the Council.
  5. Functions of the Council.
  6. Functions of the Senate.
  7. Functions of the Vice-Chancellor.

Transfer to the University of the property, etc., of University College, lbadan 
8. Transfer to University of College property, etc.

Supervision and discipline

  1. The Visitor.
  2. Removal of Pro-Chancellor and other officers, etc.
  3. Discipline of students.

Miscellaneous and general

  1. Exclusion of discrimination on account of race, religion, etc.
  2. Compulsory acquisition of land.
  3. Appointment of committees, etc.
  4. Retiring age of academic staff of the University.
  5. Special provisions relating to pension of professors.
  6. Miscellaneous administrative provisions.
  7. Interpretation, etc.
  8. Short title.

SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE

Principal Officers of the University

SECOND SCHEDULE

Constituent bodies of the University 

THIRD SCHEDULE

Organisation of faculties

FOURTH SCHEDULE

Transitional provisions as to property, ete.

  College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan Statute

         University of Ibadan Statute No.2

            UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN ACT

An Act to establish the University of Ibadan; to transfer to the University the property of the 
University College, Ibadan; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[1962 No. 37.]

[21 st September, 1963]

[Commencement.]

Establishment, Constitution and Functions of the University and
                                 its constituent bodies, etc.

  1. Establishment and general purposes of the University

(1) There is hereby established, as the successor of the University College, Ibadan, a
university which shall be a body corporate by the name of the University of Ibadan (in
this Act referred to as "the University") and shall be constituted in accordance with the
provisions of this Act.

(2) It shall be the general function of the university to encourage the advancement of
learning throughout Nigeria and to hold out to all persons, without distinction of race,
creed or sex, the opportunity of acquiring a liberal education; and for the purpose of carrying 
out that function it shall be the duty of the University, so far as its resources permit-

       (a)       to provide such facilities for the pursuit of learning and the acquisition of a
liberal education as are appropriate for a university of the highest standing; and

       (b)       to make those facilities available on proper terms to such persons as are
equipped to benefit from the use of the facilities.

  1. Constitution of the University

(1) The University shall consist of-

      (a)        a Chancellor;

      (b)       a Pro-Chancellor and a Council;

      (c)        a Vice-Chancellor and a Senate;

      (d)       a body to be called Congregation;

      (e)        a body to be called Convocation;

      (f)        the persons holding offices constituted by the First Schedule to this Act and
not mentioned in the foregoing provisions of this section;

(First Schedule.]

      (g)       all graduates and undergraduates; and

      (h)       all other persons who are members of the University in accordance with provision made by statute in that behalf.

(First Schedule.]

(2) The First Schedule to this Act shall have effect with respect to the principal offi-
cers of the University therein mentioned; and subject to section 4 of this Act, the Second
Schedule to this Act shall have effect with respect to the bodies referred to in the foregoing subsection.

(Second Schedule.]

3. Functions of the Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor

(1) The Chancellor shall, in relation to the University, take precedence before all
other members of the University, and when he is present shall preside at all meetings of
Congregation held for conferring degrees and at all meetings of Convocation.

(2) The Pro-Chancellor shall, in relation to the U ni versity, take precedence before all
other members of the University except the Chancellor and except the Vice-Chancellor
when acting as chairman of Congregation or Convocation and except the deputy Vice-
Chancellor when so acting and the Pro-Chancellor shall when he is present be the chairman 
at all meetings of the Council.

  1. Composition of the Council

The Council of the University shall consist of-

(1993 No. 11. 1996 No. 25.]

       (a)       the Pro-Chancellor;

       (b)       the Vice-Chancellor;

       (c)        the Deputy Vice-Chancellors;

       (d)       one person from the Ministry responsible for education;

       (e)        nine persons representing a variety of interests and broadly representative of
                   the whole Federation to be appointed by the President;

       (f)         four persons appointed by the Senate from among its members;

       (g)       two persons appointed by the Congregation from among its members;

       (h)       one person appointed by Convocation from among its members.

5. Functions of the Council

(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act relating to the Visitor, the Council shall be
the governing body of the University and shall have the general management of the 
affairs of the University and in particular the control of the property and expenditure of the
University.

(2) Subject to subsection (6) of this section, the Council shall have power to do anything 
which in its opinion is calculated to facilitate the carrying on of the activities of the University.

(3) The Council may make statutes regulating the constitution and conduct of the
University and regulating any authority or matter connected with the university; and a
statute may alter or repeal any provision of this Act but shall not-

                      (a)       come into force until it has been confirmed by the Minister; or

       (b)       have effect in any part of Nigeria in so far as it is inconsistent with the law in
force in that part of Nigeria.

(4) The Minister shall, on confirming a statute, forthwith lay a copy of it before each
House of the National Assembly; and if either House, on any of the twenty days on which
it sits next after the day on which the statute is laid before it, resolves that the statute be
annulled, it shall cease to have effect on the day next following the date of the resolution
and be deemed never to have had effect.

(5) Nothing in subsection (3) or (4) of this section shall be construed as preventing
the Council from giving instructions, in writing or otherwise, for the purpose of exercising 
any power conferred on it by subsection (2) of this section.

(6) The Council shall not have power to dispose of or charge any lands or an interest
in any lands (including any lands transferred to the University by this Act) which are held
by or on behalf of the University except with the prior written consent, either general or
special, of the Minister.

(7) There shall be a committee of the Council, to be known as the Finance and General 
Purposes Committee, which shall, subject to the directions of the Council, exercise
control over the property and expenditure of the University, and shall consist of-

       (a)       the Pro-Chancellor, who shall be the chairman of the Committee at any 
                  meeting at which he is present; and

       (b)       the Vice-Chancellor; and

       (c)       eight other members of the Council appointed by the council, of whom-

(i) not less than two shall be teachers; and

(ii) if the Council has appointed a treasurer, one shall be the treasurer,
and the quorum of the Committee shall be four and (subject to the provisions of this sub-
section) the Committee may regulate its own procedure.

(8) The Council shall keep proper accounts in respect of the period of twelve months
ending with the thirty-first day of December in each year, and proper records in relation
to those accounts; and without prejudice to any other requirement as to accounting or
control imposed, whether by an enactment or otherwise, with respect to the finances of
and the lands, endowments and other property held by or for the purposes of the University,
the Council shall cause the accounts kept in pursuance of this subsection for any
period to be audited as soon as may be after the end of that period by an approved auditor
within the meaning of section 20 of the Banks and other Financial Institutions Act (which
provides for the accounts of banks to be audited by a member of a professional body approved
by the Minister of the government of the Federation responsible for finance).

[Cap. B3.]

(9) The council shall prepare and submit to the President, not later than the thirty-first
day of January in each year, a report in such form as the President may direct on the
activities of the university during the period of twelve months ending with the preceding
thirty-first day of December, and shall include in the report a copy of the last accounts
audited in accordance with subsection (8) of this section and a copy of the auditor's report
on the accounts; and the President shall cause a copy of each report made to him in
pursuance of this subsection to be laid before each House of the National Assembly.

6. Functions of the Senate

(1) Subject to the last foregoing section and the provisions of this Act relating to the
Visitor, it shall be the general function of the senate to organise and control the teaching
at the University and the admission and discipline of students and to promote research at
the University.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing subsection and subject as
there mentioned, it shall in particular be the function of the Senate to make provision
for-

            (a)       the establishment, organisation and control of faculties and other departments
of the University, and the allocation to different departments of responsibility
for different branches of learning;

                            (b)       the appointment and promotion of teachers at the University;

            (c)        the organisation and control of courses of study at the University and of the
examinations held in conjunction with those courses;

            (d)       the award of degrees, and such other qualifications as may be prescribed, in
connection with examinations held as aforesaid;

            (e)        the making of recommendations to the Council with respect to the award to
any person of any honorary fellowship or honorary degree or the title of professor emeritus;

                             (f)        the selection of persons for admission as students at the U ni versity;

             (g)       the establishment, organisation and control of halls of residence and similar
institutions at the University;

               (h)       the supervision of the welfare of students at the University and the regulation
of their conduct;

              (i)         the grant of fellowship, scholarships, prizes and similar awards, in so far as the
awards are within the control of the University; and

                (j)        determining what descriptions of dress shall be academic dress for the purposes 
of the University, and regulating the use of academic dress.

(3) The Senate may make regulations for the purpose of exercising any function conferred
on it either by the foregoing provisions of this section or otherwise.

(4) Regulations shall provide that at least one of the persons appointed as the examiners at
each examination held in conjunction with any course of study at the university is
not a teacher at the University but is a teacher of the branch of learning to which the
course relates at some other university of high repute.

(5) Any department established for the University and designated by regulations as a
faculty of the University shall be organised in accordance with the provisions of the Third
Schedule to this Act.

[Third Schedule.]

7. Functions of the Vice-Chancellor

(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall, in relation to the University, take precedence before
all other members of the university except the Chancellor and, subject to section 3 of this
Act, except the Pro-Chancellor and any other person for the time being acting as chair-
man of the Council.

(2) Subject to the two last foregoing sections and the provisions of this Act relating to
the Visitor, the Vice-Chancellor shall to the exclusion of any other person or authority
have the general function, in addition to any other functions conferred on him by this Act
or otherwise, of directing the activities of the University.

Transfer to the University of the property, etc., of University College, Ibadan

  1. Transfer to University of College property, etc.
    (1) On the appointed day-

               (a)      all property held immediately before that day by or on behalf of the College
shall, by virtue of this subsection and without further assurance, vest in the
University and be held by it for the purposes of the University; and

                             (b)       the College shall cease to exist; and

             (c)        the University College, Ibadan, Act and, subject to the following subsection,
any instruments in force by virtue of that Act, shall cease to have effect.

(2) The provisions of the Fourth Schedule to this Act shall have effect with respect
to, and to matters arising from, the transfer by this section to the University of the property
of the College and with respect to the other matters mentioned in that Schedule.
[Fourth Schedule.]

Supervision and discipline

9. The Visitor

(1) The President shall be the Visitor of the University, and shall as often as circumstances
may require not being less than once every tine years, conduct a visitation of the
University or direct that a visitation of the University shall be conducted by such person
and in respect of any of the affairs of the University as may be specified in the direction.

(2) It shall be the duty of the bodies and persons comprising the University-

       (a)      to make available to the Visitor, and to any other persons conducting a
visitation in pursuance of this section, such facilities and assistance as he or they
may reasonably require for the purposes of a visitation; and

       (b)       to give effect to any instructions consistent with the provisions of this Act
which may be given by the visitor in consequence of a visitation.

10. Removal of Pro-Chancellor and other officers, etc.

(1) If it appears to the Council that the Pro-Chancellor or a member of the Council
(other than the Vice-Chancellor or the deputy Vice-Chancellor) should be removed from
office on the ground of misconduct or inability to perform the functions of this office, the
Council shall make a recommendation to that effect to the President; and if the President,
after making such enquiries (if any) as he considers appropriate, approves the recommendation
he may, by an instrument in writing signed by him, remove the person in question
from office.

(2) If it appears to the Council that there are reasons for believing that, the deputy
Vice-Chancellor or any other person employed as a member of the staff of the university
should be removed from his employment on either of the grounds aforesaid, the Council
shall-

                            (a)       give notice of those reasons to the person in question;

            (b)       afford him an opportunity of making representations in person on the matter to
the Council; and

      (c)        if he or any three members of the Council so request within the period of one
month beginning with the date of the notice, make arrangements-

                (i)     for a joint committee of the Council and the Senate to investigate the
matter and to report on it to the Council; and

                        (ii)     for the person in question to be afforded an opportunity of appearing
before and being heard by the committee with respect to the matter,
and if the Council after considering any representations and report made in pursuance of
this subsection, is satisfied that the person in question should be removed as aforesaid,
the Council may so remove him by an instrument in writing signed on the directions of
the Council.

(3) If it appears to the Vice-Chancellor that a person appointed as an examiner for
any examination organised by the senate ought to be removed from his appointment, then
except in such cases as may be prescribed, he may, after affording to the examiner an
opportunity of making representations in person on the matter to the Vice-Chancellor,
remove the examiner from the appointment by an instrument in writing signed by the
Vice-Chancellor; and subject to the provisions of regulations made in pursuance of sub-
section (4) of section 5 of this Act, the Vice-Chancellor may appoint an appropriate per-
son as examiner in the place of examiner removed in pursuance of this subsection.

(4) It shall be the duty of the person by whom an instrument of removal is signed in
pursuance of this section to use his best endeavours to cause a copy of the instrument to
be served as soon as reasonably practicable on the person to whom it relates.

(5) If it appears-

      (a)        in the case of the deputy Vice-Chancellor or any other person employed as
mentioned in subsection (3) of this section, to the Vice-Chancellor,
that the person in question should be removed from his employment in accordance with
that subsection, the Councilor, as the case may be, the Vice-Chancellor, may by a notice
signed on the directions of the Councilor by the Vice-Chancellor, prohibit him from exercising
the functions of his employment with a view to his removal; and on exercising
his powers under this subsection the Vice-Chancellor shall forthwith refer the case to the
Council, and the Council shall give such directions in the matter as it thinks proper.

(6) Nothing in the last foregoing subsection shall be construed as affecting a person's
entitlement to the emoluments of his employment during the period of any prohibition
imposed in pursuance of that section.

(7) Nothing in subsection (2) or (5) of this section shall apply to employments of
such descriptions as may be prescribed.

11. Discipline of students

(1) Where it appears to the Vice-Chancellor that any student at the University has
been guilty of misconduct, the Vice-Chancellor may, without prejudice to any other 
disciplinary powers conferred on him by regulations, direct that-

            (a)       the student shall not, during such period as may be specified in the direction,
participate in such activities of the University, or make use of such facilities of
the University, as may be so specified;

            (b)        the activities of the student shall, during such period as may be specified in the
direction, be restricted in such manner as may be so specified;

                            (c)        the student be rusticated for such period as may be specified in the direction;

                            (d)       the student be expelled from the University.

(2) Where a direction is given under paragraph (c) or (d) of the foregoing subsection
in respect of any student, the student may, within the prescribed period and in the 
prescribed manner, appeal from the direction to the Council; and where such an appeal is
brought the Council shall, after causing such inquiry to be made in the matter as the
Council considers just, either confirm or set aside the direction or modify it in such manner as the Council thinks fit.

(3) The fact that an appeal from a direction is brought in pursuance of the last fore-
going subsection shall not affect the operation of the direction while the appeal is pending.

(4) Lack of diligence shall be treated as misconduct for the purposes of this section.

(5) Nothing in this section shall be construed as preventing the restriction or termination 
of a student's activities at the University otherwise than on the ground of misconduct.

Miscellaneous and general

12. Exclusion of discrimination on account of race, religion, etc.

No persons shall be required to satisfy requirements as to any of the following matters,
that is to say, race (including ethnic grouping), sex, place of birth or of family origin,
or religious or political persuasion, as a condition of becoming or continuing to be a student
at the University, the holder of any degree of the University or of any appointment
or employment at the University, or a member of any body established by virtue of this
Act; and no person shall be subjected to any disadvantage or accorded any advantage, in
relation to the University, by reference to any of those matters.

13. Compulsory acquisition of land

For the purposes of the Land Use Act (which provides for the compulsory acquisition
of land for public purposes) the purposes of the University shall be public purposes of the
Federation.

[Cap. L5.]

14. Appointment of committees, etc.

(1) Any body of persons established by this Act, shall, without prejudice to the generality
of the powers of that body, have power to appoint committees consisting of members of
that body and, to authorise a committee established by it to exercise, on its behalf,
such of its functions as it may determine.

(2) Subject as aforesaid, any two or more such bodies may arrange for the holding of
joint meetings of those bodies, or for the appointment of committees consisting of members
of those bodies, for the purpose of considering any matter within the competence of
those bodies or any of them, and either of dealing with it or of reporting on it to those
bodies or any of them.

(3) Except as may be otherwise provided by regulations, the quorum and procedure
of a committee established or meeting held in pursuance of this section shall be such as
may be specified by the bodies which determine to establish the committee or hold the
meeting.

(4) Nothing in the foregoing provisions of this section shall be construed as-

                             (a)       enabling the Council to empower any other body to make statutes; or

             (b)       enabling the Senate to empower any other body to make regulations or to
award degrees or other qualifications.

(5) The Pro-Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor shall be members of every committee
of which the members are wholly or partly appointed by the Council (other than a
committee appointed to inquire into the conduct of the officer in question); and the Vice-
Chancellor shall be a member of every committee of which the members are wholly or
partly appointed by the Senate.

15. Retiring age of academic staff of the University

(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Pensions Act, the compulsory retiring age 
of an academic staff of a University shall be 65 years.

[1993 No.!!. Cap. P4.]



(2) A law or rule requiring a person to retire from the public service after serving for
35 years, shall not apply to an academic staff of the University.

16. Special provisions relating to pension of professors
A person who retires as a professor having served-
[1993 No. 11.]

      (a)       a minimum period of fifteen years as a professor in the University or continuously 
in the service of a university in Nigeria up to the retiring age; and

      (b)        who during the period of service was absent from the University only on approved national 
or University assignments,shall be entitled to pension at a rate equivalent to his last annual salary and 
such allowances, as the Council may, from time to time, determine as qualifying for pension and
gratuity, in addition to any other retirement benefits to which he may be entitled.

17. Miscellaneous administrative provisions

(1) The seal of the University shall be such as may be determined by the Council and
approved by the Chancellor; and the fixing of the seal of the University shall be authenticated 
by the signature of the Chancellor or the Pro-Chancellor or the Vice-Chancellor or
such other person as may be provided by statute.

(2) Any document purporting to be a document executed under the seal of the University authenticated 
as aforesaid shall be received in evidence and shall, unless the contrary is proved, be deemed to be so executed.

(3) Any contract or instrument which, if made or executed by a person not being a
body corporate, would not be required to be under seal may be made or executed on 
behalf of the University by any person generally or specially authorised by the Council to
do so.

(4) The validity of any proceedings of any body established in pursuance of this Act
shall not be affected by any vacancy in the membership of the body, or by any defect in
the appointment of a member of the body, or by reason that any person not entitled to do
so took part in the proceedings.

(5) Any member of any such body who has a personal interest in any matter proposed
to be considered by that body shall forthwith disclose his interest to the body and shall
not vote on any question relating to that matter.

(6) Nothing in section 12 of the Interpretation Act (which provides for the application,
in relation to subordinate legislation, of certain incidental provisions) shall apply to statutes 
or regulations made in pursuance of this Act; but the power conferred by this Act to
make statutes or regulations shall include power to revoke or vary any statute or regulation 
by a subsequent statute or, as the case may be, by a subsequent regulation, and statutes 
and regulations may make different provision in relation to different circumstances.

[Cap. 123.]

(7) No stamp or other duty shall be payable in respect of any transfer of property to
the University by virtue of section 8 or section 13 of this Act.

(8) Any notice or other instrument authorised or required to be served by virtue of
this Act may, without prejudice to any other mode of service, be served by post.

18. Interpretation 

(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions shall
have the meanings hereby assigned to them respectively, that is to say-

"appointed day" means the day on which this Act comes into force;

"College" means the University College, Ibadan;

"Council" means the Council established by this Act for the university;

"graduate" means a person on whom a degree (other than an honorary degree) has
been conferred by the University, and includes a person on whom a degree has been 
conferred by the University of London, or such other university as may be prescribed, as the
result of an examination taken in conjunction with a course of study at the College;

"Minister" means the Minister charged with responsibility for matters relating to
education;

"notice" means notice in writing;

"prescribed" means prescribed by regulations;

"property" includes rights, liabilities and obligations;

"professor" means a person designated as a professor of the University in accordance
with provision in that behalf made by regulations;

"regulations" means regulations made by the Senate;

"Senate" means the Senate established by this Act for the University;

"statute" means a statute made by the council and having effect in accordance with
section 5 of this Act;

"student" means an undergraduate and a person of such description as may be prescribed for the purposes of this definition;

"teacher" means a person holding a full-time appointment as a member of the teaching or research staff of the University;

"undergraduate" means a person in statu pupillari at the University, other than a
graduate or a person of such description as may be prescribed for the purposes of this
definition; and

"University" means the university established by this Act.

(2) References in this Act to any other enactment are references to that enactment as
amended by or under any subsequent enactment.

19. Short title 

This Act may be cited as the University of Ibadan Act.

SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE

Principal Officers of the University

The Chancellor

  1. The Chancellor shall be appointed by the President.
  2. (l) The Chancellor shall take office on the date when notice of his appointment is published in the 
    Federal Gazette of the Federation and, subject to the provisions of this Act, shall
    hold office for a period of seven years beginning with that date.

[L.N. 139 ofl965. 1972 No. 13.]

(2) If it appears to the Visitor that the Chancellor should be removed from office on the
ground of misconduct or of inability to perform the functions of his office, the Visitor may by
notice in the Federal Gazette remove the Chancellor from office.

The Pro-Chancellor

3. (1) The Pro-Chancellor shall be appointed or removed from office by the Visitor.

(2) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Pro-Chancellor shall hold office for a
period of four years beginning with the date of his appointment.

The Vice-Chancellor

4. (1) There shall be a Vice-Chancellor of the University who shall be appointed by the
President in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph.

[1993 No. ] 1. 1996 No. 25.]

(2) Where a vacancy occurs in the post of a Vice-Chancellor, the Council shall-

                                  (a)   advertise the vacancy in a reputable journal or a widely read newspaper in Nigeria, specifying-

              (i) the qualities of the persons who may apply for the post; and

        (ii)    the terms and conditions of service applicable to the post, and thereafter
          draw up a short list of suitable candidates for the post for consideration;

(b) constitute a search team consisting of-
(i) a member of the Council, who is not a member of the Senate, as chairman;
(ii) two members of the Senate who are not members of the Council, one of
whom shall be a professor;
(iii)    two members of Congregation who are not members of the Council, one of
whom shall be a professor,to identify and nominate for consideration, suitable persons who are not likely to apply for the
post of their own volition because they feel that it is not proper to do so.

(3) A joint Council and Senate selection board consisting of-
(a) the Pro-Chancellor, as chairman;

(b) two members of the Council, not being members of the Senate;
(c) two members of the Senate who are professors,but who were not members of
the search team, shall consider the candidates and persons on
the short list drawn up under subparagraph (2) of this paragraph through an examination of
their curriculum vitae and interaction with them, and recommend to the Council suitable candidates for further consideration.

(4) The Council shall select three candidates from among the candidates recommended
to it under subparagraph (3) of this paragraph and may indicate its order of preference stating
the reasons therefore and forward the names to the President.

[1996 No. 25.]

(5) The President may appoint as Vice-Chancellor anyone of the candidates recommended to him
in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph (4) of this paragraph.

(6) The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five years only on such
terms and conditions as may be specified in his letter of appointment.

(7) For the avoidance of doubt, the provisions of subparagraph (6) of this paragraph
shall-

[1996 No. 25.]

(i) only be applicable to those appointed to the office of Vice-Chancellor after
1 January, 1993;

(ii) not confer on a person serving a first term of office as Vice-Chancellor before
1 January, 1993 any right to renewal of the appointment for a further term of
four years.

(8) The Vice-Chancellor may be removed from office by the Visitor after due consulta-
tion with the Council and the Senate acting through the Minister of Education.

[1993 No. 11.]

Deputy Vice-Chancellors

5.     (1) There shall be for the University such number of Deputy Vice-Chancellors as the
Council may, from time to time, deem necessary for the proper administration of the University.

[1993 No. 11. 1996 No. 25.]

(2) Where a vacancy occurs in the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor
shall forward to the Senate a list of two candidates for each post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor
that is vacant.

(3) The Senate shall select for each vacant post one candidate from each list forwarded
to it under subparagraph (2) of this paragraph and forward his name to the Council for confirmation.

(4) A Deputy Vice-Chancellor shall-

      (a)    assist the Vice-Chancellor in the performance of his functions;

(b)    act in the place of the Vice-Chancellor when the post of the Vice-Chancellor is
vacant or if the Vice-Chancellor is, for any reason, absent or unable to perform
his functions as Vice-Chancellor; and

(c)     perform such other functions as the Vice-Chancellor or the Council may, from
time to time, assign to him.

(5) A Deputy Vice-Chancellor-

                (a)   shall hold office for a period of two years beginning from the effective date of
his appointment and on such terms and conditions as may be specified in his
letter of appointment; and

(b)   may be re-appointed for one further period of two years and no more.

Office of the Registrar

6.    (1) There shall be a Registrar, who shall be the Chief Administrative Officer of the University
and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work
of the University except as regards matters for which the Bursar is responsible in accordance
with paragraph 7 (2) of this Schedule.

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(2) The person holding the office of the Registrar shall by virtue of that office be Secretary to the
Council, the Senate, Congregation and Convocation.

(3) The Registrar shall hold office for such period and on such terms as to the emoluments of his office and otherwise as may be specified.

Other Principal Officers of the University

7. (1) There shall be for the University the following Principal Officers, in addition to the
Registrar, that is-

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(a) the Bursar; and

(b) the University Librarian,
who shall be appointed by the Council on the recommendation of the Selection Board
constituted under paragraph 8 of this Schedule.

(2) The Bursar shall be the chief financial officer of the University and be responsible to
the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of
the University.

(3) The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration
of the University Library and the co-ordination of the library services in the University and its
campuses, colleges, faculties, schools, departments, institutes and other teaching or
research units.

(4) The Bursar and Librarian shall hold office for such period and on such terms as to
the emoluments of their offices and otherwise as may be specified.

(5) Any question as to the scope of the responsibilities of the aforesaid officers shall be
determined by the Vice-Chancellor.

Selection Board for other principal officers

8. (l) There shall be, for the University, a Selection Board for the appointment of principal
officers, other than the Vice-Chancellor or Deputy Vice-Chancellor, which shall consist of-

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(a) the Pro-Chancellor, as chairman;

(b) the Vice-Chancellor;

(c) four members of the Council not being members of the Senate; and

(d) two members of the Senate.

(2) The functions, procedure and other matters relating to the Selection Board constituted under
subparagraph (1) of this paragraph shall be as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

Resignation and reappointment

9. (1) An officer mentioned in the foregoing provisions of this Schedule may resign his office-

(a) in the case of the Chancellor, by notice to the President;
(b) in any other case, by notice to the Council.

(2) Subject to paragraphs 4 and S of this Schedule, a person who has ceased to hold an
office so mentioned otherwise than by removal for misconduct shall be eligible for reappointment to that office.

SECOND SCHEDULE

Constituent bodies of the University

The Council

1. (1)  The composition of the Council shall be as provided in section 4 of this Act.

(2) Any member of the Council holding office otherwise than in pursuance of section 4 (a), (b), (c) or (d) 
of this Act may, by notice to the Council, resign his office.

(3) A member of the Council holding office otherwise than in pursuance of section 4 (a), (b), (c) or (d) 
of this Act shall, unless he previously vacates it, vacate that office on
the expiration of the period of four years beginning with effect from the 1 st of August in the
year in which he was appointed.

(4) Where a member of the Council holding office otherwise than in pursuance of section 4 (a), (b), (c) or (d)
of this Act vacates office before the expiration of the period aforesaid,
the body or person by whom he was appointed may appoint a successor to hold office for the
residue of the term of his predecessor.

(5) A person ceasing to hold office as a member of the Council otherwise than by the
removal for misconduct shall be eligible for re-appointment for only one further period of four
years.

(6) The quorum of the Council shall be seven, at least one of whom shall be a member
appointed pursuant to section 4 (d), (e) or (h) of this Act.

(7) If the Pro-Chancellor is not present at a meeting of the Council, such other member
of the Council present at the meeting as the Council may appoint as respects that meeting shall
be the chairman at that meeting, and subject to section S of the Act and the foregoing provisions of
this paragraph, the Council may regulate its own procedure.

(8) Where the Council desires to obtain advice with respect to any particular matter, it
may co-opt not more than two persons for that purpose; and the persons co-opted may take
part in the deliberations of the council at any meeting but shall not be entitled to vote.

The Finance and General Purposes Committee

2. (1) The finance and general purposes committee of the Council shall consist of-

(a)   the Pro-Chancellor, who shall be the chairman of the Committee at any meeting at which he is present;

(b) the Vice-Chancellor and the deputy Vice-Chancellors;

(c)    six other members of the Council appointed by the Council, two of whom shall
be selected from among the four members of the Council appointed by the senate and
one member appointed to Council by the Congregation;

(d)    the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance or, in his absence, such
member of his Ministry shall as may be designated to represent him.

(2) The quorum of the Committee shall be five.

(3) Subject to any directions given by the Council, the Committee may regulate its own
procedure.

The Senate

3. The Senate shall consist of--
(a)    the Vice-Chancellor;

(b)    the Deputy Vice-Chancellor;

(c)     the Professors, and the Director of extra-mural studies;

(d)     the Librarian;

(e)      the persons for the time being holding such appointments on the staff of the
 University as may be specified by the Vice-Chancellor;

(f)       such teachers as may be elected to be members of the Senate in accordance
 with paragraph 5 of this Schedule (hereafter in this Schedule referred to as "elected members").

4. (1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be the chairman at all meetings of the Senate when he is
present; and when he is not present the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, or in his absence such other
member of the senate present at the meeting as the senate may appoint for that meeting, shall
be the chairman at the meeting.

(2) The quorum of the Senate shall be twenty; and subject to the foregoing subparagraph
the Senate may regulate its own procedure.

(3) An elected member may, by notice to the Senate, resign his office.

5. (1) Subject to subparagraph (5) of this paragraph, there shall be elections for the selection
of elected members which shall be held in the prescribed manner on such day in the month of
Mayor June in each year as the Vice-Chancellor may from time to time determine, and at
which all members of Congregation shall be entitled to vote.

(2) Regulations shall secure that voting at elections held in pursuance of this paragraph
is by secret ballot and that votes are cast either in person or by post.

(3) The number of persons to be elected at any election held in pursuance of this para-
graph in any year shall be one half, or the nearest whole number less than one half, of the total
of non-elected members, so however that the said number of persons shall be reduced by the
number of elected members whose periods of office do not expire during that year.

(4) An elected member shall hold office for a period of two years beginning with the
first day of August in the year of his election, and may be a candidate at any election held in
pursuance of this paragraph in the year in which his period of office expires, so however that
no person shall be such a candidate if at the end of his current period of officer he will have
held office as an elected member for a continuous period of six years or would have so held
office if he had not resigned it.

(5) No election shall be held in pursuance of this paragraph in any year if the number
specified in the certificate given in pursuance of the next following subparagraph does not
exceed by more than one the figure, which is twice the number of those elected members
holding office on the date of the certificate who do not vacate office during that year in pursuance
of the last foregoing subparagraph; but for the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared
that no person shall be precluded from continuing in or taking office as an elected member by
reason only of a reduction in the total of non-elected members occurring on or after the thirtieth 
day of April in any year in which he is to continue in or take office as an elected member.

(6) In this paragraph, "total of non-elected members" means, as respects any year,
such number as may be certified by the Vice-Chancellor on the thirtieth day of April of that
year to be the number of persons holding office as members of the Senate on that day otherwise than as elected members.

Congregation

6. (1) Congregation shall consist of-

(a) the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor;
(b) all teachers within the meaning of this Act; and
(c)     the persons holding such other appointments at the University as the Council,
after consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, may from time to time determine.

(2) Subject to section 3 of this Act, the Vice-Chancellor shall be the chairman at all
meetings of Congregation when he is present and when he is not present the Deputy Vice-
Chancellor, or in his absence such other member of Congregation present at the meeting as
congregation may appoint for that meeting, shall be the chairman at the meeting.

(3) The quorum of Congregation shall be one third, or the whole number nearest to one
third, of the total number of members of congregation.

(4) A certificate signed by the Vice-Chancellor specifying-

(a)    the total number of members of Congregation for the purposes of any particular
meeting or meetings of Congregation; or

                (b)   the names of the persons who are members of Congregation during a particular
                  period,shall be conclusive evidence of that number or, as the case may be, of the names of those persons.

(5) Subject to the foregoing provisions of the paragraph, Congregation may regulate its
own procedure.

7. Congregation shall have such functions, in addition to the function of appointing members
of the Council, as may be provided by statute.

Convocation

8. Convocation shall consist of-

(a) the officers of the University mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act;
[L.N. 69 of 1968. First Schedule.]
(b) all teachers within the meaning of this Act; and
(c)    all other persons whose names are registered in accordance with the next following paragraph.

9. (1) A person shall be entitled to have his name registered as a member of Convocation
if-
(a)    he is either a graduate or a person satisfying such requirements as may be prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph; and

(b)    he applies for the registration of his name in the prescribed manner and pays the prescribed fees,
and regulations shall provide for the establishment and maintenance of a register for the purposes 
of this paragraph and, subject to the next following subparagraph, may provide for the
payment from time to time of further fees by persons whose names are on the register and for
the removal from the register of the name of any person who fails to pay those fees.

(2) The person responsible for maintaining the register shall, without the payment of any
fee, ensure that the names of all persons who are for the time being members of Convocation
by virtue of paragraph (a) or (b) of paragraph 8 above are entered and retained on the register.

(3) A person who reasonably claims that he is entitled to have his name on the register
shall be entitled on demand to inspect the register, or a copy of the register, at the principal
offices of the university at all reasonable times.

(4) The register shall be conclusive evidence that any person named therein is, and that
any person not named therein is not, a member of convocation; but for the purpose of ascertaining 
whether a particular person was such a member on a particular date, any entry in and
deletions from the register made on or after that date shall be disregarded.

  1. (1) The quorum of convocation shall be one hundred.

(2) Subject to section 3 of this Act, the Vice-Chancellor shall be the chairman at all
meetings of Convocation when he is present, and when he is not present the Deputy Vice-
Chancellor, or in his absence such other member of Convocation present at the meeting as
Convocation may appoint for that meeting, shall be the chairman at that meeting.

11. Convocation shall have such functions, in addition to the function of appointing a member 
of the Council, as may be provided by statute.

THIRD SCHEDULE
       [Section 6.]

Organisation of faculties

Branches of the faculty

1. The faculty shall be divided into two or more branches in the prescribed manner.

The faculty board

2. (1) The faculty shall be under the direct control of a body, to be known as the faculty
board (and hereafter in this Schedule referred to as "the board"), which shall consist of-

(a) the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor;

(b) the persons severally in charge of the branches of the faculty;

(c)     such number of the teachers assigned to the faculty and having the prescribed
qualifications as the board may determine; and

(d)   such persons, whether or not members of the University, as the board may determine 
with the general or special approval of the Senate.

(2) The quorum of the board shall be three or one third (or the whole number nearest to
one third) of the members for the time being of the board, whichever is the greater; and, 
subject to paragraph 3 of this Schedule and to any provision made by regulations in that behalf,
the board may regulate its own procedure.

The Dean of the faculty

3. (1) The board shall, in the prescribed manner, from time to time appoint one of the professors 
assigned to the faculty to be the Dean of the faculty; and the person so appointed shall,
on his appointment being confirmed by the Senate, hold office as Dean on such terms (including 
terms as to the period of tenure of office) as may be prescribed.

(2) The Dean shall be the chairman at all meetings of the board when he is present.

(3) It shall be a function of the Dean to present to Congregation for the conferment of
degrees, persons who have qualified for degrees of the University at examinations held in the
branches of learning for which responsibility is allocated to the faculty.

FOURTH SCHEDULE
[Section 8.]

Transitional provisions as to property, etc.

Transfer of property

1. (1) Every agreement to which the College was a party immediately before the appointed
day, whether in writing or not and whether or not of such a nature that the rights, liabilities
and obligations thereunder could be assigned by the College, shall, unless its terms or subject
matter make it impossible that is should have effect as modified in the manner provided by
this subparagraph, have effect from the appointed day, so far as it relates to property transferred
by this Act to the University, as if-

                                        (a) the University has been a party to the agreement;

                                (b)    for any reference (however worded and whether express or implied) to the
College there were substituted, as respects anything falling to be done on or
after the appointed day, a reference to the University; and

                                (c)     for any reference (however worded and whether express or implied) to an
authority or officer of the College there were substituted, as respects anything
falling to be done on or after the appointed day, a reference to the authority or
officer of the University who corresponds as nearly as may be to the authority
or officer in question of the College.

(2) Other documents, including enactments, which refer, whether specially or generally,
to the College shall be construed in accordance with subparagraph (1)  of this paragraph so far
as applicable.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions of this Schedule,
where, by the operation of any of them or of section 8 of this Act, any right, liability or obligation 
vests in the University, the University and all other persons shall, as from the appointed
day, have the same rights, powers and remedies (and, in particular, the same rights as to the
taking or resisting of legal proceedings or the making or resisting of applications to any
authority) for ascertaining, perfecting or enforcing that right, liability or obligation as they
would have had if it had at all times been a right, liability or obligation of the University.

(4) Any legal proceedings or application to any authority pending on the appointed day
or against the College and relating to property transferred by this Act to the University may be
continued on or after that day by or against University.

(5) If the law in force at the place where any property transferred by this Act is situated
provides for the registration of transfers of property of the kind in question (whether by reference
to an instrument of transfer or otherwise), the law shall, so far as it provides for alterations of a register
(but not for avoidance of transfers, the payment of fees or any other matter)
apply with the necessary modifications to the transfer of the property aforesaid; and it shall be
the duty of the Council to furnish the necessary particulars of the transfer to the proper officer
of the registration authority, and of that officer to register the transfer accordingly.

Transfer of functions. etc.

2. (1) The first meeting of the Council shall be convened by the Minister for such date (not
being later than three months after the appointed day) and in such manner as he may determine;
and the Minister may give directions as to procedure and agenda for that meeting.

(2) The Council of the College shall be deemed to be the Council of the University until
the date determined in pursuance of the foregoing sub-paragraph, and shall cease to exist on
that date.

(3) The foregoing provisions of this paragraph shall apply to the Senate of the University and the
College as they apply to the Councils of the University and the College.

(4) Any person who, immediately before the appointed day, held office as the chairman
or a mentioned or co-opted member of the Council of the College by virtue of any provision
repealed by this Act, shall on that day become the Pro-Chancellor, or as the case may be, a
member of the Council of the University, and shall be deemed-

(a)    to have been appointed to that office in pursuance of the provision of this Act
corresponding to the repealed provisions in question; and

(b) to have been so appointed on the date on which he took office, or last took
office, in pursuance of the relevant repealed provision,
and for the purposes of this sub-paragraph, the provisions of sub-paragraph (i) and (ii) of
paragraph (a) of Statute 3 set out in the First Schedule to the University College, Ibadan, Act,
shall be treated as corresponding to the provisions of paragraph (c) of sub-paragraph (1)of
paragraph 1 of the Second Schedule to this Act.

[First Schedule. Second Schedule.]

(5) The faculties, faculty boards and students of the College shall, on the appointed day,
become students of the University; and, without prejudice to the generality of the provision of
this Schedule relating to the transfer of property, any person who, immediately before the
appointed day, was a member of the staff of the College within the meaning of the University
College, Ibadan, Act shall on that day become the holder of an appointment at the University
with the status, designation and functions which correspond as nearly as may be to those
which appertained to him in his capacity as a member of that staff.

(6) For the purposes of paragraph 5 of the First Schedule to this Act, a person holding
office as Deputy Vice-Chancellor by virtue of this Schedule shall be treated as having held
that office during any period when he was vice-principal of the College, and as having been
appointed to the office on the first day of August of the year in which his appointment as vice-
principal was last renewed.

[First Schedule.]

(7) All regulations, rules and similar instruments made for the purposes of the College
and in force immediately before the appointed day shall, except in so far as they are subsequently
revoked or amended by any authority having power in that behalf, have effect, with
any necessary modifications, as if duly made for the corresponding purposes of the University.

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF lBADAN STATUTE 
                                            [S.l. 30 of 1984.]

University of lbadan Statute No. 2*

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

PARAGRAPH

  1. College of Medicine.
  2. Provost.
  3. Deputy Provost.
  4. Faculties.
  5. Board of the faculty.
  6. Board of governors of the College.
  7. The Secretary.
  8. Financial Controller.
  9. Academic Board.
  10. Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Research and Training.
  11. Academic Staff Assembly.
  12. Representation of the College on the Council, Senate and statutory bodies of the University.
  13. Interpretation.
  14. Short title.

 COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF lBADAN STATUTE

                                                        [S.l. 30 of 1984.]

   

University of lbadan Statute No. 2* 
            under section 5 (3)

[See paragraph 14]

[Commencement.]

[Note: *University of Ibadan Statute No. I published as L.N. 69 of 1968 is already incorporated
in the First Schedule.]

College of Medicine

1. (1) There is hereby established as an integral part of the University, a college to be known
as the College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan (hereinafter in this Statute referred to
as "the College") which shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common
seal and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name.

(2) Without prejudice to the provision of subsection (2) of section 1 of the University of
Ibadan Act, the College shall-

                               (a)     provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas, 
certificates and other university distinctions in the medical and such allied professions as the Council may prescribe;

                               (b)     provide special training courses, whether leading to university distinctions or
not, for such persons as the Council may prescribe taking into account at all
times the requirements of the Federal Ministry of Health;

                               (c)     conduct research, with particular reference to research in the field of medical
science; and

                               (d)     arrange conferences, seminars, study groups and other similar activities in the
field of medical science.

(3) Subject to the provisions of the University of Ibadan Act, as amended by the University of 
Ibadan (Amendment) Act and the University of Ibadan (Amendment) Act (relating to
the functions of the Visitor, the Council, the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor), the College
shall-

                        (a)   as respects academic matters, be responsible to the Senate;

                (b)    as respects non-academic matters, be subject to the overall control of the Council; and

   (c)     as respects its financial affairs, be self-accounting, but responsible through the
Vice-Chancellor to the Council.

Provost

2. (1) There shall be a Provost of the College who shall be the Chief Executi ve Officer of
the College and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day running of the
College.

(2) The Provost shall be appointed by the Council from amongst the professors in the
College, after due consideration of any recommendations made in that regard by the Academic
Staff Assembly of the College, after election by the Assembly at a duly constituted
Meeting of the Assembly at which the election of the Provost is on the agenda.

(3) The Provost shall in relation to the University, take precedence before all Deans of
faculties in the University.

(4) The Provost shall hold office for one single term of four years beginning from the
1st day of August of the year in which he is appointed and shall thereafter not be eligible for
reappointment until not less than four years have elapsed since he last held such office.

(5) No person shall while holding the post of Provost also be the Dean of a faculty or
Head of any department of the College.

(6) A meeting of the Academic Staff Assembly for the election of a Provost shall be
held in the month of Mayor June immediately preceding the expiration of the term of office
of an incumbent and the Vice-Chancellor or his nominee shall preside over such meeting.

(7) Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this paragraph, Ebenezer OJuwole
Akande shall be the first Provost of the College and shall be deemed to have been appointed 
in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph with effect from
1August 1980 and shall vacate office in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraph (4)
of this paragraph.

Deputy Provost

3. (1) There shall be a Deputy Provost of the College who shall assist the Provost and act in
his place when the office of the Provost is vacant or the Provost is for any reason (including
absence from the premises of the College) unable to perform his functions as Provost.

(2) The Deputy Provost shall be appointed by the Council from amongst the professors
in the College after consideration of any recommendation in that regard made by the Academic
Staff Assembly after election by the Assembly at a duly constituted meeting of the Assembly at
which the election of the Deputy Provost is on the agenda.

(3) The Deputy Provost shall hold office for two years beginning with the 1st of August
of the year in which he is appointed and shall be eligible for re-appointment for a second term
of two years.

(4) A person who has held office as Deputy Provost for a continuous period of four
years shall not be eligible for appointment as Deputy Provost until four years have elapsed
since he last held such office.

(5) No person shall, while holding office as Deputy Provost of the College, also be the
holder of the office of the Dean of a faculty or Head of any department in the College.

(6) A meeting of the Academic Staff Assembly for the election of a Deputy Provost
shall be held in the month of Mayor June immediately preceding the expiration of the term of
office of the current Deputy Provost; and the Vice-Chancellor or his nominee shall preside
over such meeting.

(7) Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this paragraph, Julius Babasola
Familusi shall be the first Deputy Provost of the College and shall be deemed to have been
appointed in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph with effect
from 1August 1980 and shall vacate office in accordance with the provisions of sub-
paragraph (4) of this paragraph.

Faculties

4. (1) Without prejudice to the generality of the provisions of subsection (5) of section 6 of
the University of Ibadan Act, the College shall consist of faculties and institutes which shall
be made up of departments and other academic units established in accordance with the
procedure prescribed by the Senate for the creation of new faculties and other academic units of
the University.

(2) The following two faculties shall constitute the foundation faculties of the College,
that is-

(a) the Faculty of Basic Medical Science and Pharmacy; and
(b) the Faculty of Clinical Sciences and Dentistry.

(3) One of the professors assigned to each faculty shall be appointed by the Senate as
the Dean of that faculty after election by the Board of the faculty, and shall hold office for a
period of two years beginning with the 1 st day of August of the year in which he is appointed,
and shall be eligible for re-election for a second term of two years.

(4) A person who has held office for a continuous period of four years shall not be eligible for
election as Dean during the four years immediately following the end of that period. 

          Board of the faculty

5. (1) There shall be established a Board for each facultr of the  collage (in the statute
hereinafter referred to as "the Board").

(2) The Board shall consist of-

(a)  the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor;
(b)  the Provost and the Deputy-Provost;
(c)   all the Deans of the faculties within the College;
(d)   all the academic staff of the faculty;
(e)    the medical librarian; and
(f)      such other persons, not exceeding four (whether or not members of the University) 
as the Board may, with the specific or general approval of the Senate, appoint.

(3) The quorum of any meeting of the Board shall be twenty or one third of the entire
members of the Board for the time being whichever is the lesser, and subject to the provisions
of sub-paragraphs (5) and (6) of this paragraph and any special or general direction of the
Council, the Board may regulate its own procedure.

(4) The Board shall-

                                (a)    advise and report to the Academic Board on all matters relating to the 
organisation of education, teaching and research in the subjects of the faculty, including the development
and review of curricula and the conduct of examinations;

                               (b)     consider the progress and conduct of students in each teaching unit within the
College and report thereon to the Academic Board;

                                      (c)     recommend to the Academic Board persons for appointment as examiners; and
                                     (d)    deal with such other academic matters as may be referred to it by the Academic
         Board.

(5) The Dean shall be the chairman at all meetings of the Faculty Board when he is present, and when
he is not present, such other member of the Board as may be acting for the Dean for the time being, shall
preside at the meeting.

(6) It shall be the function of the Dean to present to Congregation for conferment of degrees, persons who
have qualified for the award of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications of the 
College at examinations held in the branches of learning for which responsibility is allocated to that faculty.

Board of governors of the College

6. (1) There shall be a Court of governors of the College of Medicine (hereinafter in this
Statute referred to as "the Court") which shall be subject to the overall control of the Council
of the University.

(2) The Court shall-

                                                   (a)    control the property and expenditure of the College;

                              (b)     submit to the University Council through the Vice-Chancellor any financial
proposals relating to the College;

                               (c)     employ on such terms and conditions within the framework of the conditions of
service governing the appointment of non-academic staff in the University,
such non-academic staff as appear to the Court to be necessary; and

                              (d)     perform such other functions of the Council as the Council may from time to
time delegate to it.

(3) The Board shall consist or----

(a)   the Pro-Chancellor and chairman of the Council, as chairman of the Board;
(b)   the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor;
(c)   the chairman of the Board of Management of the University College Hospital;
(d)   the Provost and the Deputy Provost
(e)    two members who are not members of the academic staff of the University
appointed by the Council;
(f)    one member who is not a member of the College appointed by the Senate;
(g)    one member who is a member of the academic staff of the College, appointed
by the Academic Board
(h)      two members appointed by the Board of Management of the University College Hospital;
(i)      not more than two persons (whether or not members of the University) to be
appointed by the Court;
(j)     the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry charged with responsibility for
matters relating to health, or his representative; and
(k)     the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry charged with responsibility for
matters relating to university education, or his representative.

(4) The quorum of the Board shall be six or one third of the entire members for the time
being, whichever is the lesser.

(5) Members of the Board appointed under sub-paragraphs (e) to (i) of sub-paragraph
(3) of this Article, shall hold office for such period, not exceeding four years as the Board may
determine: Provided that the persons appointed under sub-paragraph (i) of paragraph (3)
hereof shall cease to be members at the expiration of the tenure of office of the Board that
appointed them.

(6) A member whose term of office has expired shall be eligible for re-appointment for
one further term only.

(7) The Board may, subject to any special or general direction of the Council, regulate
its own procedure.

The Secretary

7. (1) There shall be a Secretary to the College who shall, under the general control of the
Registrar of the University, be responsible to the Provost for the day-to-day administration of
the affairs (other than the financial affairs) of the College.

(2) The Secretary shall be appointed on behalf of the Council by the Board and shall
hold office for such period and on such terms relating to the emoluments of his office and
otherwise as may be specified in his letter of appointment.

(3) The person holding the office of the Secretary shall, by virtue of that office, be the
Secretary to the Board, the Academic Board, and the Academic Staff Assembly.

Financial Controller

8. (1) There shall be a Financial Controller who shall, under the general control of the
University Bursar, be responsible to the Provost for the day to day administration of the financial
affairs of the College.

(2) The Financial Controller shall be appointed on behalf of the Council by the Board
and shall hold office for such period and on such terms relating to the emoluments of his
office and otherwise as may be specified in his letter of appointment.

Academic Board

9. (1) There shall be an Academic Board of the College which shall have control of the academic
affairs of the College and shall be responsible and subject to the control of the Senate in
all academic matters and shall also exercise such of the powers of the Senate (including the
appointment to and promotion of academic staff up to and including the level of senior lecturer)
as the Senate may from time to time delegate to it.

(2) The Academic Board of the College shall consist of-

(a) the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor;
(b) the Provost and the Deputy Provost;
(c) the professors in the College;
(d) the medical librarian of the College;
(e)     the persons for the time being holding such appointments on the staff of the
College as the Provost may, with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor specify;
and
(f)        such number of academic staff not exceeding one-third of the total number of
the members of the Board, as the Academic Staff Assembly. may, from
amongst the academic staff of the College, elect.

(3) The quorum of the Academic Board shall be twenty or one third of the total number
of members for the mean time, whichever is the lesser.

(4) The Provost shall be the chairman at all meetings of the Academic Board of the
College when he is present and when he is not present, the Deputy Provost, or where both of
them are absent, one of the Deans of any of the faculties of the College as may be mandated
by the Provost, shall be the chairman of that particular meeting.

(5) An elected member may, by notice in writing to the Academic Board, resign his
membership.

(6) The procedure for electing members under sub-paragraph 9 (2) (f) of this article,
shall be determined by the Board, and the member so elected shall hold office for a period of
two years beginning with the 1st  day of August in the year of his election and shall be eligible
for re-election under this paragraph in the year in which his period of office expires, so how-
ever that no person shall be such a candidate if at the end of his current period of office he will
have held office as an elected member of the Board for a continuous period of six years or
would have so held office if he had not resigned it.

Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Research and Training

10. (1) There shall be established as a constituent part of the College, an institute to be
known as the Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Research and Training which shall be
charged with responsibility for-

(a) conducting relevant research into the health problems of the country; and

(b)     the training of post-graduate students registered for higher degrees in medical
and allied professions of the University.

(2) The Institute shall function under the direction of a Board and a director to be appointed by
the board of the institute from among the professors in the College.

(3) The Director of the Institute shall hold office for a period of three years in the first
instance, and shall be eligible for appointment for another term of three years.

(4) The Board of the Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Research and Training shall consist of-

(a)  the Provost;

(b)  the Deputy Provost;

(c)  the Deans of the faculties in the College;

(d)  the Dean of the Post-Graduate School of the University;

(e)   the immediate Post-Provost of the College;

(f)    the Dean of the Faculty of Science of the University;

(g)  the Director of the Institute;

(h)  the immediate past Director of the Institute;

            (i)    one representative at professional level from each of the faculties in the College;

(j)   the Director, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, or his representative;

(k)   the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry charged with responsibility for
matters relating to science and technology;

(l)  not more than two other person appointed by the Board of the Institute.

(5) The Provost shall be the Chairman at all meetings of the Board when he is present,
and when he is not present, the Deputy Provost, or where both are absent, one of the Deans of
the faculties in the College as may be mandated by the Provost shall be the chairman at that
meeting.

(6) The Board of the Institute shall

(a)    give general and specific direction relating to the administration of the Institute;

(b)   consider any matter relating to the building, premises, furniture, apparatus and
other needs for carrying out the work of the Institute and report thereon to the Court;

(c)     consider all projects including finance and the use or disposal of property of the
 Institute and report thereon to the Court;

(d)    receive and approve (with or without amendment) any proposals from the Director
concerning the research policies of the Institute and give appropriate direction to the
Director in respect thereof; and

(e)     furnish the Court through the Academic Board an annual report on the activities of
the Institute with respect to the research activities and other functions of the Institute.

(7) The quorum for any meeting of the Board of the Institute shall be five.

Academic Staff Assembly

11. (1) There shall be an Academic Staff Assembly of the College, which consists of all full-
time academic staff of the College.

(2) The quorum for any meeting of the Assembly staff be fifty.
(3) The functions of the Academic Staff Assembly shall be-

                                     (a)    to elect representatives of the academic staff to the Academic Board;

                (b)    to elect representatives to various bodies on which the academic staff of the
College is specifically required (whether under this Statute or otherwise) to be
represented; and

                (c)     to perform such other functions as the Academic Board may from time to time
delegate to it.

(4) The Provost shall be the chairman at all meetings of the Academic Staff Assembly
when he is present, and when he is not present, the Deputy Provost, or when both are absent,
one of the Deans of the faculties within the College as may be mandated by the Provost, shall
be the chairman of that meeting.

Representation of the College on the Council, Senate and statutory bodies

of the University

12. (1) The Provost shall be a member of the Council, the Senate and all committees of the
University of which the Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor are statutorily members.

(2) All the faculties in the College shall be represented by the Deans in charge thereof in
all University committees requiring the membership of Deans of faculties.

Interpretation

13. (1) Any word of expression used in this Statute shall have the same meaning as defined
in the University of Ibadan Act.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the provisions of paragraph (1)  of this article,
in this Statute, unless the context otherwise requires-

"Assembly" means the Academic Staff Assembly of the College set up under paragraph II of this Statute;

"Board" means the Board of governors of the College set up under paragraph 6 hereof;
"College" means the College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan set up under paragraph 1 of this Statute;

"Faculty Board" means the Faculty Board of Studies of the College set up under para-
graph 5 of this Statute;

"Institute" means the Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Research and Training of the
College of Medicine set up under paragraph 10 (1) of this Statute;

"Provost and Deputy Provost" mean employees of the College by that name respectively
appointed under paragraph 2 and 3 of this Statute.

Short title

14. This Statute may be cited as the College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan Statute
(Statute No.2).

                                         

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