The management of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) on Tuesday shut down the institute indefinitely following an incident that led to the death of a student.
Okay.ng also gathered that FUOYE students’ union activities have been proscribed till further notice.
This announcement was made by the management through Voice 89.9FM on Tuesday night.
“Following the unfortunately incident acted out by some youth in Oye Ekiti earlier today, the management of Federal University Oye-Ekiti hereby announce immediate and indefinite closure of the university to forestall further break down of law and order.”
“At the same time, the students’ union of the institution is disbanded indefinitely. Following this closure, the students population is hereby ordered to vacate the university premises no later than 10am tomorrow, 11th of September, 2019.”
A student identified as Oluwaseyi Kehinde was killed on Tuesday by a policeman attached to wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi.
Kehinde was among other student protesting poor electricity supply in Oye and Ikole Ekiti.
According to sources at the school, Mrs Fayemi was allegedly attacked during the student protest on Tuesday.