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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

University of Ibadan(UI) Authority Announced Close Down of Institution Over students’ Protest

University of Ibadan (UI) authorities has declared the shut down of the institution with an immediate effect, following students’ protest today.
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Students of University of Ibadan blocked the Mokola-UI-Ojoo highway earlier today, This was during the protest of the 1,300 and 650 ID cards, paid for this season and last season respectively, which the school management failed to issue.

The angry students ordered the school authorities to set up fact finding committee to look into the issue of Hot-plates in halls of residences on Saturday with a two days ultimatum to constitute Students Welfare Board first.

In this reaction, Prof. Idowu Olayinika, the Vice Chancellor of the university, stated that the close down of the school was to forestall order on campus and breakdown of law.

The Vice Chancellor Declared the Vacating of the students from the campus before 6pm today. However, he said that postgraduate students can go on with their lectures.

He further said that the identity card production are in progress as it will given to students beginning from mid June.

He also stated that the school authority has informed Deans of Faculties  by issuing a circular that students’ registration forms and any other valid University instrument be considered as sufficient for admittance into examination halls in the forthcoming first semester examinations.

The University first Semester examination which was scheduled to be by June has been rescheduled to July 17th.

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