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LASU Declares Curfew, Restricts Students’ Movement on Campus

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LASU Declares Curfew, Restricts Students’ Movement on Campus

The management of Lagos State University (LASU), has announced a curfew. It was not long after the abduction of the Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, that the decision was made.

Recall that Edugist earlier reported the incidence of the VC that was kidnapped.

The decision was made on thursday at an emergency meeting of the management, according to a statement by the Centre for Information Press and Public Relations, CIPPR.

According to the statement, the curfew for students was from 6.30 am to 6.30 pm. As at the time of this report, the main campus has no official accommodation for students.

“Following the reports of some unpleasant incidents bordering on insecurity around the University main Campus, Ojo, the University Management at emergency meeting on Thursday, 21st January, 2021, directed the restriction of movement of students in and out of the University Campus to between the hours of 6:30a.m and 6:30p.m daily.

“By this directive, students are expected to arrive on Campus, at the earliest by 6:30a.m and vacate the premises latest by 6:30pm.

“Students who wish to stay back on Campus to read overnight *must also be on the Campus at 6:30p.m at the latest, and will not be allowed to leave until 6:30a.m the following day.

“The University Management urges all students, to continue to be security conscious in view of worsening security situation in the country.”

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Abigael Ibikunle

Associate Correspondent at Edugist, Abigael Ibikunle is a Mathematics Education graduate. A professional Journalist and a passionate writer. She can be reached via: abigail@edugist.org/+2347035835612

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