Authorities of the University of Ibadan, (UI) on Monday
asked its students to vacate the premises immediately,
pending the time the problem of shortage of water and
electricity would be addressed.
The directive was issued to students following an advice
given by the Committee of Provosts and Deans to the
The Director of Communication of the institution, Mr
Muhammed Oladejo, who confirmed the development, said
the management only asked the students to proceed on a
two-week mid-semester break.
NAN reports that students of Independence Hall of the
institution had in the early hours of Monday stage a
The students complained that they were facing hard time
as a result of shortage of water and electricity.
An official of the university, who spoke with NAN, but
pleaded anonymity, said, “The mid-semester break was
declared as a result of power outage.
“The outage is also affecting other services on campus,
especially water and electricity supply. “The committee
advised the management on the step taken to avert
problems as witnessed recently.
“The mid-semester break will take two weeks. The students
living at Independence Hall lodged a complaint and the
school authorities decided to take immediate action.”