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#FuelScarcity: University Of Ibadan Shuts Down For Two Weeks

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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

university’s management.

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.”

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