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The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Press release signed by the Chairperson, Adeola Egbedokun, demanded that the University set up an independent panel of enquiry to look into the activities on the OAU Health centre with view of finding lasting solutions to complaints of both staffs and students.

“ASUU OAU would like to urge the University Administration to pay urgent attention to the activities at the Health Centre, as we cannot pretend that all is well at the facility.”

“We demand that the University Administration should set up an independent of Enquiry to look into the activities of the OAU Health centre with a view to finding lasting solution(s) to perennial complaints of both staff and students against the center” , a part of the press release reads

Omawunmi Aishat died at the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital after being transferred from the University clinic. It was gathered that her unstable health even after being treated at the university clinic led to her being transferred

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ASUU OAU who commiserated with the victim’s family and the university community described the death of Omawunmi Aishat as unfortunate and another testimony that Nigeria is in a “comatose state”

“ASUU OAU Congress wishes to commiserate with the family, mates and the entire University community on the unfortunate death of a part 4 female student. The union received with rude shock the news of her death. We also express concern on the events that followed the announcement of the incidence particularly at a time that the second semester examination is ongoing”

“The alleged circumstances that surrounded the death of this promising young woman is another testimony to the fact that Nigeria is in a camotase state. This is happening at a time when resident doctors are on strike over unfulfilled promises by the Government”

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“It is indeed unfortunate that a nation that is celebrating her 61st Independence cannot boast of being able to provide quality and affordable healthcare and education for its teeming youths, but shamelessly quick to suppress and repress them whenever they dare to express themselves”, a part of the press release reads

While speaking on the recent protest held by students, ASUU OAU advised them to avoid any action that is inimical to the peace and safety of all students and university community

“In conclusion, ASUU OAU wishes to advice students to be law-abiding and avoid any act or action that is inimical to the peace and safety of the students, university community be Osun State as a whole in the course of their legitimate protest”

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