Workers’ strike leads to OAU shut down

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has announced the closure of the institution following the strike embarked upon by the three non-teaching unions in the institution.

This was contained in a statement in Osogbo on Tuesday by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju.

The management ordered the students to vacate their halls of residence latest by 4pm on Wednesday ( today) .

The statement read, “ As a result of the unpalatable occurrences occasioned by the strike of the Obafemi Awolowo University branch of the non-teaching staff, which comprises the Non-Academic Staff Union, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists, the Senate of the university, at its emergency meeting held today, Tuesday, 5th December, 2017, approved that the students of the university should proceed on an “End of the Year” break with immediate effect.”


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