The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State,
have closed down the school after 48 hours of students unrest.
The institution was shut down on Tuesday after an emergency meeting of
The students started the protest on Monday over epileptic power supply,
unavailability of portable water supply in their halls of residence and alleged
poor funding of education in Nigeria.
The protest prevented free flow of traffic into and out of the campus.
The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Biodun Olanrewaju, who
confirmed the closure of the university in an interview, said that the date of
resumption would be announced as and when due.
He however said that the convocation slated for next week would still hold.