CONDOLENCE MESSAGE ON THE DEATH OF TWO STUDENTS OF ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO
The University Management received, with rude shock, the loss of two of our students to death in the course of the week.
On admission of Miss Temitope Patience AYEDUN, a 200 Level of the Department of Educational Management, at the University Health Centre, the Medical Personnel tried their best to manage her until she was referred to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo where she was intensively managed before she died on Thursday, 5th March, 2020. The news of the death of Mr. Olakunle Matthew OLAYINKA, a 300-Level student of the Department of Biochemistry, following wounds from gunshot by unidentified gunmen, was received last night, Friday, 6th March, 2020, after the Medical personnel at the University Health Centre put up spirited efforts to stabilise him. The Security agents are still on the trail of the assailants for apprehension.
The University Management, under the leadership of the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga E. Ige, commiserates with the families of the deceased, the entire students and the University community on these sad events, and prays the Lord console the families and the entire University community. The University Management has beefed up security within and outside the campus to forestall recurrence.
Mourning the painful loss of these our students, the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga E. Ige, on behalf of the University Senate has, therefore, directed that the First Semester University-wide GST and ENT CBT examinations for 2019/2020 academic session earlier scheduled for Monday, 9th March, 2020 to Thursday, 12th March, 2020 be postponed till further notice.
All students are enjoined to remain calm and go about their lawful activities without panic as Management, in conjunction with the security agencies, are on top of the situation.
Similarly, the University management has announced a new date for the resumption of students to the school.
Read the statement below:
*FIRST SEMESTER, 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION MID-SEMESTER BREAK*
As a follow-up to the earlier memo conveying the University Management’s heartfelt condolences to the University community and the families of the deceased on recent painful loss of our students and the subsequent postponement of the First Semester Examinations, the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga E. Ige, on behalf of the University Senate, has approved a two-week Mid-Semester Break for all students with immediate effect. This is to enable our students refresh and prepare well for the First Semester Examinations for 2019/2020 academic session on resumption.
Students are, however, expected to resume for the continuation of the First Semester, 2019/2020 academic calendar on Monday, 22nd March, 2020.
On behalf of the Ag. Vice Chancellor, I wish all students a happy mid-semester break.