University of Ibadan authorities close premises due to fuel shortage.

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 resolved.

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.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
reports that students of Independence
Hall of the institution had in the early
hours of Monday stage a protest.

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 prleaded anonymity,
said, "The mid-semester break was
declared as a result of power outage.

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