The University of Benin has been closed after the Students had a peaceful protest which saw them close down the Lagos – Benin expressway.
The press release says the Students are being sent home to avoid hoodlums hijacking the protest…
The Press release says….
”The Vice Chancellor has reviewed the agitation by a section of the students’ body today Tuesday 14th 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.
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.*