Osun - The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife has shut the university indefinitely following sustained protests of students over school fees.
The university management announced the closure of the school on Wednesday due to the persistent disruption of normal activities and peace on campus as a result of violent demonstrations by students.
The protest was organised by the Student Union Executives under the leadership of Isaac Ibikunle, the Student Union President.
"The university authorities have decided to close down the university indefinitely in order to safeguard life and property on campus."
"All students are directed to vacate their halls of residence and university premises immediately n later than 12 p.m. on June 19.
"Parents are hereby asked to ensure that their children/wards comply with this directive immediately,’’ a statement from the university said.
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