Obafemi Awolowo University Management Shuts Campus, Asks Students To Vacate Hostels Amid Protests

The administration of the Obafemi Awolowo University has shut down the establishment until additional discover.

The improvement trails college students’ demonstration earlier right this moment over the demise of their colleague, Adeshina Aishat, as they blocked the Ife-Ibadan Expressway and state roads in Ife.

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It was learnt that Aishat, a ultimate 12 months scholar of the Department of international language had some respiratory problems.

An announcement from the establishment acknowledged that she was promptly handled with some medication prescribed and requested to report again as an out-patient.

She was stated to have reported again to the Health Centre within the morning of Thursday, thirtieth September, 2021. Upon examination, she was referred to the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital for additional administration the place she regrettably died on Thursday thirtieth September, 2021.

The assertion signed by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olanrewaju, acknowledged that the administration understands the grief ensuing from the premature demise throughout the group and sympathises with the dad and mom and full college students on the unhappy loss.

Olanrewaju stated, “However, Management condemns in sturdy phrases the continual and uncontrolled protests by the scholars culminating in unbridled  brigandage, blocking the Ife/Ibadan and Ife/Ede highways and different adjoining roads that might be used as various routes, and interesting in different acts which can be detrimental to their well being and the security of  the generality of the individuals.

“Therefore, having exhausted all obligatory avenues to name the scholars to order and permit normalcy to return to the Campus and its environs, the authorities of  Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have accordingly closed down  the School till additional discover. This is to forestall additional breakdown of regulation and order.

“In view of this, all college students are hereby directed to vacate their halls of residence and the Campus newest by 12: 00 midday on Saturday, 2nd October, 2021.

“Consequently, the swearing-in of the newly elected Students’ Union officials has been put on hold, pending a review of the situation.

“In the meantime, the University management has put in place the machinery to unravel the circumstances surrounding the immediate and remote cause(s) of the crisis.”

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