Management might shut UNIBEN over protests

The Senate of the establishment after a gathering, described the scholars motion as unlucky and stated that the establishment can be shut if dialogue with the scholar fails

The Senate additionally expressed issues over the blocking of the federal freeway which brought about hardship to automobile house owners, travellers and different commuters.

The Senate’s decision, was contained in a press release by the Public Relations Officer of the establishment, Benedicta Ehanire on Wednesday night.

The assertion reads, “The Senate of the University of Benin has held an emergency assembly, following the early morning protest by college students of the University.

“While describing the scholars’ motion as unlucky, the Senate is especially involved with the development whereby the scholars block the federal freeway thus inflicting hardship to travellers and different commuters.

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“In the meantime, some members of the choice making physique have been mandated to proceed with dialogue with the scholars on their unrealistic demand for twenty-four hours of electrical energy provide which they loved earlier than the University was disconnected by BEDC on account of the disputed month-to-month invoice of over N250 million slammed on the Institution by the electrical energy firm.

“Senate additionally described the 2 different complaints by the scholars about excessive prices of meals and transportation as out of the college’s management.

“Moreover, the Senate of the University resolved that if dialogue with the scholars fails and the protest persists, it’ll don’t have any different possibility than to close down the Institution .

The Senate recommended the Management for the a number of steps taken up to now to make sure the consolation of the scholars even within the face of the tough realities within the nation.

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