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OAU Authorities Suspend Students’ Unionism Over Alleged Cultism And Violence

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OAU Authorities Suspend Students' Unionism Over Alleged Cultism And Violence

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, in Osun State have suspended the exercises of students’ union over continuous emergency, which incorporate claimed faction assaults and wounding among the understudies.

The University Public Relations Officer of the , Biodun Olarewaju, made this known in a discharge on Monday.

He clarified that the choice was taken after a crisis meeting hung on Monday by the administration of the college.

In the discharge, he depicted the reason for the banishment as “the inadmissible wrongdoings showed by the understudies in the brief time of its reality after late reestablishment.”

He included, “with a specific end goal to prevent add up to breakdown of lawfulness and shorten demonstrations of brigandage among the understudy people, the specialists of the OAU have suspended all exercises of the college’s SU until the point that further notice.

“Ceaseless battling and raucous conduct amid their congresses and the obstinate states of mind of their administration have made it inescapable for the college administration to suspend their exercises.

“Aside from the battling between the VP and the Director of Socials in which headbutts and wounding with broken jugs were unreservedly utilized, the supporters of the president beat up the speaker on June 29 and 30, while the speaker’s supporters, in striking back, beat up the president on September 15.

“The administration additionally censures, in solid terms, the mighty arrival of understudies under scrutiny from Police guardianship on October 6, and the outlandish vandalizing of individuals’ vehicles, especially those of the Ekiti State section of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and individuals from the National Union of Road Transport Workers.

“We additionally glare at unwarranted talk of educational cost increment and manufactured risk of intrusion by cultists with a specific end goal to bamboozle and erroneously pick up acknowledgment among the understudy masses to hasten emergency fit for disturbing the scholastic exercises of the college and late genuine battling, open fracas, at the meeting of the Union where the leader of the SU was severely ambushed and which, if not appropriately and expeditiously tended to, could prompt lethal results.”

He additionally cautioned that no understudy should parade him-or herself as a pioneer or illustrative of understudies keeping in mind the end goal to make disturbance college exercises, under whatever pretense.

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