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Ondo varsity shut after students protest ‘no fee, no test’ policy

Ondo varsity shut after students protest ‘no fee, no test' policy

The management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), has ordered the closure of the school after protest by students.

The students had on Wednesday kicked against the decision of the school management to stop some of them who had not paid their school fees, from taking the continuous assessment test.

Authorities of the university had reportedly threatened to stop students who had yet to pay their school fees from writing test and examination in the school.

Frustrated by the continuous increase in school fees which was increased by about 300 per cent last year, the students in their large number disrupted academic activities on the campus of the university on Wednesday.

The students reportedly grounded all academic activities on the campus.

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But in a swift reaction, the management of the school declared a mid-semester break, ordering all the students to vacate the campus with immediate effect.

A statement issued on Thursday by the Registrar of the institution, Dr Sunday Ayeerun, students were asked to vacate the campus and resume on Monday, May 20, 2019.

Part of the statement read, “The management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has approved a mid-semester break for all students of the university.”

“All students of the university are, therefore, advised to proceed on the mid-semester break with immediate effect. Students are to resume to campus on Monday, May 20, 2019.”

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