Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, have shut the university indefinitely following sustained protest of students over increase in school fees.
The university management announced the closure of the school on Wednesday due to persistent disruption of normal activities and peace on campus as a result of violent demonstrations by students.
“The university authorities have decided to close down the university indefinitely in order to safeguard life and property on campus. Consequently, all students are directed to vacate their halls of residence and university premises immediately not later than 12 p.m. on Thursday, June 19,” a statement from the school said.
Parents were urged to ensure that their children/wards comply with the directive.