Academic activities on Monday resumed in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State, following a violent protest by students of the institution.
The students are expected to commence the suspended first semester examinations which were scheduled to hold on Monday, November 22, 2021, but was suspended following the protest
The students went on a rampage over the no payment of school fees, no examinations policy of the school authorities, barring the students who have not paid their tuition from sitting for the examination.
Speaking while monitoring the examination across the campus, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, expressed satisfaction over the ongoing examinations and commended the promptness of both staff and students.
Prof Ige said, “It is obvious that academic activities have resumed on our campus. I am impressed by the preparedness and compliance with the Covid-19 protocols.
“The process is peaceful and examinations for all the courses scheduled for the morning session, started by 8:30 am”
The VC also commended invigilators, examination officers, Deans and the examination monitoring team for being on the ground for supervision and coordination.
Prof. Ige emphasized his commitment to the welfare of all students throughout their stay on campus and enjoined them to be law-abiding at all times both within and outside the University campus.
He assured members of the University community of adequate security of lives and property during and after the examinations.
In his comment, the Dean of Student Affairs Division, Prof. Olusegun Akanbi, acknowledged the peaceful conduct of the examinations and expressed pleasure over the comportment of the students.
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