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Breaking: Go Home, We Can’t Meet Your 24 Hours Light Demand, UNIBEN Senate Tells Students

Lucky Obukohwo, Reporting

Following the protest by the students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) asking the management to provide them with 24 hours light and other amenities to enhance their learning that grounded academic and commercial activities in Benin City, the Senate of the University has shut down academic activities indefinitely.

Truth Live News Media reports that in a statement signed by Benedicta Ehanire, Public Relations Officer of the institution stated that the decision is based on the refusal of students of the institution to shift grounds on their demands for twenty four hours supply of electricity and more.

The statement further stated that students are to vacate the hostels immediately while all the relevant units of the University are to take note and comply.

The statement however stated that non-teaching staff and staff on essential duties are not affected by the shutdown.

The statement reads:

“UNIBEN SHUTS DOWN ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES INDEFINITELY.

“Following the refusal of students of the University of Benin to shift grounds on their demands for twenty four hours supply of electricity and more, considered unrealistic by the University’s Senate, the University has shut down academic activities indefinitely.

“Students are to vacate the hostels immediately while all the relevant units of the University are to take note and comply.

“However, non-teaching staff and staff on essential duties are not affected by the shut down

“Signed:

“Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D,anipr

DR/ PRO”

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