The management of the University of Ibadan on Monday has shut down the institution and directed the students to vacate the campus on or before 6pm today. –
The News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) reports that the students had earlier taken to the streets of Ibadan in protest, alleging insensitivity on the part of the university management.
“The University of Ibadan in its wisdom has decided to shift the examination earlier scheduled for June to July, 2017, ” the university’s Director of Communications and Publication, Olatunji Oladejo, told NAN said.
He disclosed that the closure became necessary in other to avert crisis. It was disclosed that the students at a congress on Saturday had passed a resolution to disrupt the forthcoming examinations if students were not provided with identity cards.
They also asked the authorities to constitute the Students’ Welfare Board as well as allow use of cooking appliances that had been banned in the halls of residence.