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ASUU STRIKE: UI Announces Closure of Halls of Residence • Exempts PG, Undergraduate Students on IT

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The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Kayode Adebowale has announced the closure of the institution until further notice owing to the ongoing industrial action embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

This is contained in a statement made available to OYOMIND by the Registrar of the institution, Olubunmi O. Faluyi on Thursday, 17th March, 2022.

According to her, the industrial action has paralyzed the academic activities on campus, hence, the university should be under lock and key indefinitely.

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”Management, at its meeting on Wednesday, 16 March, 2022, deliberated on the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which had now been extended by eight (8) weeks.

”As a result, academic activities in the University have become paralysed.

”Consequently, the Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of Senate has directed that the University be closed until further notice.

”Therefore, all students are hereby mandated to vacate the halls of residence with immediate effect.”

However, the management has exempted Postgraduate students who have paid their dues from vacating the halls of residence, as well as undergraduates who are on Industrual Training.

”Postgraduate students who have paid their school fees and undergraduate students who are on industrial attachment or practical training are exempted from this vacation notice. Such students are to visit the Office of the Dean of Students for accommodation arrangement.”

”A new date of resumption will be communicated in due course.

”Management wishes our students safe journey to their various destinations” she concluded.

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