The direction of the Obafemi Awolowo Academy (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun Province has unopen downwards the institution.
The followed the protestation that broke out over the decease of an undergrad, Adesina Omowumi Aishat.
The school direction condemned in strong terms the continual and uncontrolled protests by the students which has culminated in unbridled brigandage, blocking of the Ife/Ibadan and Ife/Ede highways as alternative routes, and engaging in acts that are detrimental to their wellness and the security of the generality of the people.
This is as it also explained that the deceased, Aishat had reported to the Health Centre of the school on Tuesday, 28th September, 2021 with signs and symptoms of a severe infection which was promptly treated with prescribed drugs after which she was asked to written report dorsum as an outpatient.
In a press release by the Public Relations Officer of the Academy, Abiodun Olanrewaju and made available to DAILY POST Fri, it was revealed that the 24-year-old student reported dorsum to the Health Centre in the forenoon of Thur, 30th September and upon exam she was referred to 7th Daytime Adventist Infirmary for farther direction where she regrettably died.
Olanrewaju piece explaining that the direction understood the grief which has resulted from Aishat’s premature decease added that the Academy had exhausted all essential avenues to phone the students to enjoin and allow for normalcy to homecoming to the campus before it took the choice to shut downwards the school.
“The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo Academy, Ile Ife, have accordingly closed downwards the school until farther notice. This is to forestall farther breakdown of law and enjoin.
“In view of this, all students are hereby directed to vacate their halls of residence and the campus latest by 12:00 midday on Saturday, 2nd Oct, 2021.
“Consequently, the swearing-in of the newly elected Students’ Union officials has been position on take hold, pending a review of the state of affairs.
“Meanwhile, the Academy direction has position in location the mechanism to unravel the circumstances surrounding the instant and remote cause(s) of the crisis.”
The academy spokesperson stated that the direction sympathises with the parents, friends, colleagues and the entire students of the Academy on the sad loss and prays for the tranquillity of her soul.
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