LATEST report reaching nigeriaschool.com.ng has it that the management of University of Ibadan, UI has shut down the Institution following the protest staged by the students on 29th May, 2017. The school has ordered that all the students to vacate the campus on or before 6:00pm today (29 May).
The students of the institution earlier this morning staged a protest over what they described as the insensitivity of the school management.
Some of the students complained about their inability to obtain the school identity cards which is a prerequisite for writing the forth coming exams that was stipulated to commence this week.
While some other students complained about the banning of electric cooking appliance commonly known as hot plate in the school hostels. According to the University’s Director of Communications and Publication, Olatunji Oladejo, the closure became necessary in other to avert the inevitable crisis.
The University’s Director stated that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, had convened an emergency meeting of the university Senate to look at the circumstances surrounding the UI student protest. It was learnt that the UI semester examination which was to commence this week has been postponed to July 2017.
All undergraduate students are to resume back in school on 17th July, while the post graduate students would continue to stay on campus for their research activities.