Strike: OAU directs students to leave hostels till further notice


The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, on Tuesday directed all students to vacate their halls of residence.

A statement signed by the Dean, Division of Student Affairs, Prof. I.O. Aransi, dated May 10, 2022, said students must comply with the directive no later than Friday, May 13, 2022.

According to him, the directive was sequel to the latest development on the ongoing strike embarked upon by all the Staff Unions in the nation’s federal universities.

It further read in part, “To this end, all undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Halls of Residence are directed to vacate their respective hostels and go home till further notice.

“It is our hope that issues necessitating the strike action will be resolved as soon as possible.

“The University Management and the Division of Student Affairs wish all students a safe journey to their respective destinations.”