By Adejumo Kabir
The Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede met with the representatives of the university sportsmen at the Senate Building.
The meeting which lasted for about two hours witnessed the attendance of the coaches and team captains where they were all given the opportunity to lay placed their demand before the university authority.
The sportsmen expressed their displeasure over accommodation and their welfare during the last session.
Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede commended the athletes for their efforts at the just concluded Nigeria Universities Games in Markudi and promised to compensate them.
He said “I promise you that accommodation shall be by merit next session,” VC said.
He also asserted that the sportsmen allowance shall be looked into and as well promised to host them all once he gets to the Vice Chancellor’s lodge
He said subsequent meetings shall be held after the leadership transition at all levels in August.