BREAKING: VC Lilian Salami Announces Immediate Closure Of UNIBEN
Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin UNIBEN VC Lilian Salami has announced the immediate closure of the University.
This was announced in a notice made available to ChrisOsaMedia, titled “CLOSURE OF THE UNIVERSITY”
The VC while giving reasons for this action as a step to avoid break down of law and order from the protesting students, also said that all students are to vacate the school hostels not later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th, September, 2021
After due consultation, and in the overall interest of the general students’ body, the Vice-Chancellor has, on behalf of Senate, approved the closure of the University with immediate effect.
According to the notice, it reads in part, “This is based on security reports to avoid the students’ action being hijacked by hoodlums; and thereby prevent any form of breakdown of law and order within and outside the campuses of the University.
“Accordingly, all students are to vacate the hostels and the University premises not later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th, September 2021.”
Below is the full text of the notice