A statement on Friday by Obafemi Awolowo university’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, said the institution would be reopened on August 24.
The university was closed on June 18 over protests by students
against increase in their school fees.
Olarewaju said, “Following the closure of the university on June
18, 2014, the Senate of the university again reconvened on Friday,
August 15, 2014, to announce the re-opening of the university.
Students are expected to come into residence for the continuation
of the 2013/2014 Harmattan semester while lectures commences
on Monday, August 25, 2014.
“We enjoin students to face their studies and conduct themselves
in manners that will not truncate the re-adjusted academic
calendar, wishing them a safe trip back to their beautiful campus.”