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UNIBADAN Sends Medical Students Out Of Their Hostels For Protesting

The University of Ibadan has sent the medical students out of their hostels for having a sit-in protest.

The university Registrar, Mr Olujimi Olukoya, in a statement issued in Ibadan and obtained, said the decision was taken by the academic board during a meeting on Friday.

He said the board considered the situation report with respect to students’ protest over the increase in the professional training and accommodation fees by the university.

Olukoya said, “In view of the security threat that the students’ action may pose, the board, therefore, recommended an immediate closure of the Alexander Brown Hall until further notice with a review of the situation in two weeks.

“Consequently, the Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of senate has approved the recommendation of the Academic Board of the College.

“Students resident in the Alexander Brown Hall are, therefore, directed to vacate the hall on or before 12noon of Saturday, 7 April, 2018.”

(nairaplus)

 

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19 Comments

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  1. nwankwo onyinye grace

    A whole medical students. Very strange

    1. nwankwo onyinye grace

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  2. So students can’t protest again

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  3. Nweke Immaculata onyinyechi

    Why sending the students out of hostel. They only protested
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  4. Eze Priscillia Obianuju

    It does not amaze me, since we live in a country where its citizens can’t question the activities of the government

  5. Iloegbunam Oluchukwu lynda 2015054060

    Very bad!!

  6. Obinwanne Emmanuel kaosiso

    Nawa for Nigerian universities oo
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  7. The economy has really made things difficult for everyone. God help us

  8. Uchime ifechukwu Godwin

    It happens only in Nigeria
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  9. Just like that………. THAT’S too much

  10. That’s too harsh… no matter what
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  11. This is not good at all.

  12. Udorji Ozioma Yvonne

    Students don’t have say again

  13. Its alright but where will they go?

  14. Muotolum Victoria

    if you ask me, no who I go ask

  15. There is nothing wrong in protesting. Is not fair oo

  16. Irechukwu Ifeoma

    shouldn’t they fight for their right?

  17. Obaze Mary Cynthia .N.

    Wonder shall never end, is unfair ooo

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