AFSO demands to withdraw the removal order of Professor Shafiqur Rehman

Peshawar: All FATA Student Organisation AFSO) has demanded of the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to withdraw the removal orders of Professor Shafiqur Rehman, who was appointed as Vice Chancellor VC) of the proposed Fata University on January 23.

Addressing a press conference at Peshawar press club on Tuesday, the office bearers of AFSO Sajjad Afridi, Adnan Afridi and Ilyas Afridi said Professor Shafiqur Rehman, VC of the proposed Fata University, had been replaced with an official from Pakistan Railway on March 7.

They said such decision of the Governor caused uncertainty among the tribal students about the future of the proposed Fata University, which is planned to be established in Darra Adam Khel.

They demanded of the Governor Shaukatullah Khan, who is also Chancellor of all public sector universities in the province, to reinstate Professor Shafiqur Rehman as VC of the proposed Fata University as the latter was a professional educationist and served as chairman of environmental sciences department of Peshawar University for years.