OAU Will Be Shutdown Till January 2 –Management

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) ,

Ile-Ife, has asked students to go home until January, 2018

as a result of the ongoing strike embarked on by

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian

Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union (NASU)

and the National Association of Academic Technologists

(NAAT).

Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Abiodun

Olarewaju, in a statement said the Senate of the

institution, at its emergency meeting held on Tuesday,

approved that the students should proceed on an “End of

the Year” break with immediate effect.

The statement reads:

“As a result of the unpalatable occurrences occasioned by

the strike action of the Obafemi Awolowo University

branch of the Non – Teaching Staff, which comprises

Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), Senior Staff

Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and

National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT),

the Senate of the University, at its emergency meeting

held today, Tuesday, 5th December, 2017, has approved

that the Students of the University should proceed on an

“End of the Year” break with immediate effect.

“Students have until 4:00PM today (Wednesday,

December 6, 2017) to leave the hostels. “Parents /

guardians are urged to monitor their wards to ensure

compliance with the university’s directive.

“The university will resume January 2, 2018.

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