UI shut down, undergraduate students to vacate by 6pm today

UI shut down, undergraduate students to vacate by 6pm today

Monday, May 29, 2017 4:44 pm

University of Ibadan

Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan

The Vice Chancellor, University of University, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka today ordered all the undergraduate students of the institution to vacate the institution before 6pm today.

Olayinka who responded to the protest staged today said, “all the undergraduate students should leave all of residence on or before 6pm today.

He also postponed the first semester exam slated to start tomorrow to Monday July 17, 2017.

He however stated that the order does not affect the academic programme of the post graduate students saying that their lectures and other academic activities continue.

It would be recalled that the university authority tried to appeal to the students to shelve their plan demonstration in the interest of peace.

But the students still went ahead today and staged a protest.

This morning, there was heavy military and presence at the university entrance to forestall breakdown of law and order. Also, armour thank was stationed at the nearby.

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